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Origins Available: Dutch, German
Spelling variations of this family name include: Geed, Geel, Geen, Geer, Geete, Gede, Gedda, Gaed and many more.
First found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gaed research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1730, 1818, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Gaed History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gaed Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joh Christoph Geel, who arrived in America in 1791; and Anton Geel, who was on record in St. Clair Co., Illinois in 1867.
The Gaed Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaed 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 18 November 2004 at 16:19.