× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2018

Origins Available: Dutch, English, Welsh


Gontter Early Origins



The surname Gontter was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Close

Gontter Early History


Expand

Gontter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gontter research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1779, 1818, 1638, 1875 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Gontter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Gontter Spelling Variations


Expand

Gontter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gunter, GŁnther, Gunten, GŁntner, GŁnzer, Genther and many more.

Close

Gontter Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Gontter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gontter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Gunter, who came to Virginia in 1651; as did Edward Gunter, in 1652; Henrich Gunter, arrived in Philadelphia in 1729; Anton Gunter, came to Pennsylvania in 1730.

Close

Gontter Family Crest Products


Expand

Gontter Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also



Sign Up

  


BBB - A+ Rating - the best there is
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest