Heide History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Heide family

The surname Heide was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Important Dates for the Heide family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heide research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1653, 1689 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Heide History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Heide Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heede, Hede, Hedde, Heeden, Heeder, Heedenberg, Hedeman, Heddesdorff, Hedelin, Heid and many more.

Early Notables of the Heide family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Heide Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Heide migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heide Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Christoph Heide, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Johan Martin Heide, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Heide Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • W Heide, aged 40, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Karl Heide, aged 27, who landed in North America in 1869 [1]

Heide migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heide Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Abram Heide, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • John Heide, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875
  • Peter Heide, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name Heide (post 1700)

  • Florence Parry Heide (1919-2011), American bestselling children's writer
  • Oscar Louis Auf der Heide (1874-1945), American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1907-10; Mayor of West New York, New Jersey, 1914-17 [2]
  • William A. Heide, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1902 [3]
  • S. D. Heide, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 13th District, 1923-24 [3]
  • Earl E. Heide, American politician, Independent Candidate for Mayor of New Milford, New Jersey, 1952 [3]
  • Henry Heide, German founder of the Heide Candy Company in 1920, now a subsidiary of candy manufacturer Ferrara Candy Company
  • Heide Rühle (b. 1948), German politician and Member of the European Parliament

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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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