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Gertz Early Origins



The surname Gertz was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Gartzen became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Gertz Spelling Variations


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Gertz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gartzen, Gartsen, Gartzer, Gartser, Garzen, Garzin, Gertzen, Gertzgen, Gartson, Gertsen and many more.

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Gertz Early History


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Gertz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gertz research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1721 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Gertz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gertz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gertz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gertz 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:

Gertz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Seybert Gertz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johannes Gertz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

Gertz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Gertz, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1838
  • M Cath Gertz, who arrived in America in 1844
  • Johann Gertz, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Josephine Gertz, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Daniel Gertz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gertz Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Hans Gertz, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Andreas Gertz, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898

Gertz Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Henrich Gertz arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gertz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gertz (post 1700)



  • Jami Gertz (b. 1965), American actress
  • Irving Gertz (1915-2008), American composer
  • Emily Gertz, American journalist and editor based in New York City
  • Elmer Gertz (1906-2000), American lawyer, writer and civil rights activist
  • Bill Gertz, American editor, columnist and reporter for The Washington Times
  • Alison Gertz (1966-1992), American AIDS activist
  • Elmer Gertz (1906-2000), American politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention 13th District, 1969-70
  • Charles Gertz, American politician, Mayor of Reading, Ohio, 1942-57, 1962-75; Defeated, 1939, 1957, 1959, 1975
  • Anthony J. Gertz, American Republican politician, Mayor of Reading, Ohio, 1980-91; Defeated, 1991, 1995
  • Wanda Gertz von Schliess (1896-1958), Polish major and soldier of the Armia Krajowa
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gertz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gertz 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 9 November 2015 at 09:33.

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