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The origins of the Spanish surname Guitard are uncertain. In some instances, this surname may have originated from the personal name Guitert, which is in turn derived from the Germanic words "wid" and "hard" meaning "forest" and "strong." It may also have been derived from the word "kithara," the name of an ancient Greek stringed musical instrument, similar in some ways to a guitar.

Guitard Early Origins



The surname Guitard was first found in the region of Catalonia.

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Guitard Spelling Variations


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Guitard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guitart, Guitarra, Guitar, Guitard, Guihard and others.

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Guitard Early History


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Guitard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guitard research. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1343 and 1345 are included under the topic Early Guitard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guitard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guitard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guitard 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 or some of its variants were: Salvador Guitar or Guitart and his family, who arrived in New Orleans in 1837; F. Guitart y Pons, who immigrated to New Orleans in 1840; and Felix Guitart, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1856..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guitard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guitard (post 1700)



  • Daniel Guitard, Canadian politician, MLA for Restigouche-Chaleur, New Brunswick (2014-)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    8. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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    The Guitard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guitard 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 9 March 2016 at 18:13.

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