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Spelling variations of this family name include: Gittburg, Gitterburg, Getburg, Gittenberg, Gattenburg, Gatterburg, Gotenburg and many more.
First found in Mecklenburg, where the name Gittburg contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gatterer research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 159 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Gatterer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gatterer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Gittenger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1760.
The Gatterer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gatterer 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.
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