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The Goertz surname is habitational name, derived from any of various places so named in eastern and northern Germany.

Goertz Early Origins



The surname Goertz was first found in the Fulda region, where this family name was associated with an ancient family of Knights in the 9th century, who possessed the estate Schlitz.

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Goertz Spelling Variations


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Goertz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gortz, Goerts, Goertze, Gortze and others.

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Goertz Early History


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Goertz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goertz research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1630, 1668, 1719, and 1726 are included under the topic Early Goertz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goertz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goertz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goertz 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:

Goertz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Goertz, who sailed to New York in 1874
  • David Goertz, aged 36, who landed in New York, NY in 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Erik Goertz, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1894

Goertz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Goertz, aged 8, who settled in America from Waldheim, in 1903
  • Arnold Goertz, aged 23, who landed in America from W. Gladbach, Germany, in 1913
  • Johanna Goertz, aged 58, who landed in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1914
  • Joseph A. Goertz, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Jacob C. Goertz, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goertz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goertz (post 1700)



  • Augustus F Goertz, American artist
  • Cheryl Ann Goertz, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albrecht Graf Goertz (1914-2006), German designed cars for BMW
  • Raymond Goertz, early robotics engineer

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Goertz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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The Goertz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goertz 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 27 March 2017 at 11:09.

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