× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: German, Swiss


Heitz Early Origins



The surname Heitz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Heidt was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Close

Heitz Spelling Variations


Expand

Heitz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heidt, Hiedt, Hagelsheimer, Heidte and others.

Close

Heitz Early History


Expand

Heitz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heitz research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Heitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Heitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heitz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Heitz, who landed in New York in 1761
  • Martin Heitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Philip Heitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770
  • Fried Heitz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1790

Heitz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francoin N Heitz, aged 36, arrived in Missouri in 1841
  • Henry Heitz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • Johann Heitz, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867
  • John Heitz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Heitz (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Heitz (post 1700)



  • Kenneth R. "Kenny" Heitz (1947-2012), American basketball player and attorney
  • Joe and Alice Heitz, American co founders of the Heitz winery in California in 1961
  • Mark Heitz, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Kansas, 2000
  • Emil Heitz (1892-1965), German-Swiss botanist and geneticist, first winner of the Schleiden Medal in 1955
  • Walter Heitz (1878-1944), German Generaloberst during World War II, two-time recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Markus Heitz (b. 1971), German fantasy author, most famous for his five-book "Dwarves" saga
  • Arsčne Heitz (1908-1989), French draughtsman who helped develop the European Union flag
  • Madeleine Heitz (b. 1940), Swiss fencer in the women's individual foil event at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Close

Heitz Family Crest Products


Expand

Heitz Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    11. ...

    The Heitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heitz 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 1 December 2015 at 05:44.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest