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Girtz Early Origins



The surname Girtz 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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Girtz Spelling Variations


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Girtz 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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Girtz Early History


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Girtz Early History



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

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Girtz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Girtz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Girtz 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 or some of its variants were: Cosyn Gertsen, who arrived in New York in 1673; Maria Getson, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Salome Gertsch, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1738; Gelle Getson, who arrived in Halifax, N.S. in 1751.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Girtz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Girtz 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 23 September 2015 at 13:13.

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