Gauntz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gauntz family
The surname Gauntz was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony where the name Geins was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Important Dates for the Gauntz family
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Gauntz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Geins, Geintz, Geisen, Geyns, Geyn, Giens, Gienst, Gauntz, Gains, Geyns and many more.
Early Notables of the Gauntz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gauntz family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Gains, who came to Lynn, MA in 1638; Ann Gains, who came to Pensacola, FL in 1769; Samuel Geisen, who came to Allegheny Co., PA in 1823; Alexander Gains, who arrived in Virginia in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gauntz (post 1700)
- Melvin E. Gauntz, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html