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Guentz Early Origins



The surname Guentz was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Guentz Spelling Variations


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Guentz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guentz, Guetz, Guents, Guets, Guenntz, Guenttz, Guenttez, Guentez, Gentz and many more.

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Guentz Early History


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Guentz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guentz research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guentz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guentz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guentz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guentz 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:

Guentz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Guentz who settled in St. Clair County, Illinois in 1856
  • Henry Guentz, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guentz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guentz (post 1700)



  • Justus Friedrich Guentz (1801-1875), German lawyer, editor and owner of the newspaper Dresdner Anzeiger

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Guentz Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Guentz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guentz 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 10 June 2014 at 15:44.

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