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Fitinghoff Early Origins



The surname Fitinghoff was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Fitinghoff Spelling Variations


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Fitinghoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vittinghoff, Vietinghoff, Fitinghoff, Fitenhoff, Fetenhoff and many more.

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Fitinghoff Early History


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Fitinghoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fitinghoff research. Another 138 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1680, 1719, 1852, and 1854 are included under the topic Early Fitinghoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fitinghoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fitinghoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Fite, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1777; Andrew Fite, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1779; Charles Fite, who came to Maryland in 1826; Michael Fite, who settled in Kentucky in 1840.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Fitinghoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fitinghoff Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 March 2015 at 09:10.

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