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The distinguished surname Heerdt is Dutch in origin. It is derived from the Dutch word "heer," meaning "gentleman, lord" or "Mr." It is likely that this name was originally bestowed as a nickname on someone who behaved in an aristocratic manner.

Heerdt Early Origins



The surname Heerdt was first found in Holland, where the ancestral home of the Heerdt family is thought to be located. During the Middle Ages, the name was also found in Germany, under the High German variation "Herr." The Heerdt family was instrumental during its early years, contributing greatly to the development of the society of the Netherlands.

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Heerdt Spelling Variations


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Heerdt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heer, De Heer, Heere, Heeren, Heerdt, Van Heerdt, Van Heeren and many more.

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Heerdt Early History


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Heerdt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heerdt research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1584, 1570, 1636, 1591, 1809 and 1841 are included under the topic Early Heerdt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heerdt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heerdt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heerdt 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:

Heerdt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Heerdt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1786 [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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Heerdt Family Crest Products


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See Also


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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. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. 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).
  4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  7. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  11. ...

The Heerdt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heerdt 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 3 March 2014 at 15:00.

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