Gedda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gedda family

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.

Important Dates for the Gedda family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gedda research. Another 126 words (9 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.

Gedda Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Gedda family (pre 1700)

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Gedda migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Anders Carlson Gedda, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1649 [1]

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 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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