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Gedda Early Origins



The surname Gedda was 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.

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Gedda Spelling Variations


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Gedda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Geed, Geel, Geen, Geer, Geete, Gede, Gedda, Gaed and many more.

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Gedda Early History


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Gedda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gedda research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1730, 1818, and 1831 are included under the topic Early Gedda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gedda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gedda Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gedda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gedda Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anders Carbon Gedda, who landed in Delaware in 1649
  • Anders Carlson Gedda, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1649

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gedda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gedda (post 1700)



  • Michael A. Gedda (1893-1972), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Gogebic County, 1935-36; Defeated, 1932

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Gedda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gedda 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 30 April 2015 at 13:35.

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