Giltner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished surname Giltner is German in origin. It is derived from "Göldner," meaning "the gold worker," and was most likely first borne by a miner or a gold washer.
Early Origins of the Giltner family
The surname Giltner was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Important Dates for the Giltner family
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Giltner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Guldner, Goldner, Gouldner, Geldner, Geltner, Giltner and many more.
Early Notables of the Giltner family (pre 1700)
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Giltner migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Giltner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Frans Giltner, who settled in Philadelphia in 1738
- Frans Giltner, aged 22, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 
- ^ 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)