Goertz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Goertz surname is habitational name, derived from any of various places so named in eastern and northern Germany.
Early Origins of the Goertz family
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.
Early History of the Goertz family
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Goertz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gortz, Goerts, Goertze, Gortze and others.
Early Notables of the Goertz family (pre 1700)
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Goertz migration to the United States +
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 
- 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 immigrated to the United States, in 1919
- Jacob C. Goertz, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1919
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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 
- Albrecht Graf Goertz (1914-2006), German designed cars for BMW
- Raymond Goertz, early robotics engineer
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- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html