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Gorter Early Origins



The surname Gorter 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 Gurtler 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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Gorter Spelling Variations


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Gorter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gurtler, Gürlter, Gurtner, Gurter, Gorter, Girtler, Curtler, Kirtler, Gertler and many more.

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Gorter Early History


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Gorter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gorter research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1786 is included under the topic Early Gorter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gorter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gorter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gorter 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:

Gorter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jitske Gorter, who arrived in Iowa in 1857 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gorter (post 1700)



  • Herman Gorter (1864-1927), Dutch poet and socialist
  • Edwin Gorter (b. 1963), Dutch former professional footballer
  • Donny Gorter (b. 1988), Dutch professional footballer, son of former footballer Edwin Gorter
  • David de Gorter (1717-1783), Dutch physician and botanist
  • Cornelis Jacobus "Cor" Gorter (1907-1980), Dutch experimental and theoretical physicist

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Gorter 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)

Other References

  1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  8. 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).
  9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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The Gorter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gorter 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 31 March 2016 at 08:39.

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