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Gortz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Gortz family


The surname Gortz 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 Gortz family


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Gortz Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Gortz family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gortz family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gortz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Sebastian Gortz, who came Philadelphia in 1794

Gortz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrick Gortz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1848
  • Herm Gortz, who landed in America in 1849 [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)
  • Elisabeth Gortz, aged 39, who landed in New York, NY in 1875 [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)
  • Florentina Gortz, aged 9, who arrived in New York, NY in 1875 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gortz (post 1700)


  • Hermann Görtz (1890-1947), German spy in Britain and Ireland during World War II

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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)

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