The surname Hertzfeld was first found in Belgium and Luxemburg, 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 Luxemburg, a Grand Duchy of Europe and a province of Belgium. The House of Luxemburg is descended from Count Conrad who died 1086. Towns of the area include Viesalm, Herbeumont, Bertrix, Marche and Bastogne. 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.
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of this family name include: Hatz, Hatze, Hatzen, Hatzer, Hetz, Hetzenburg, Hetzel, Hetzeldorf, Hetzer, Hetzler, Hetzmanseder, Hatzenberger, Hatzfeldt, Hatzold, Hatzolt, Hertz, Herz, Hertzeldorf and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Georg Hatz, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738; Alois Hatz, who came to Illinois in 1852; Daniel Hatz, who was recorded in the 1864 Arizona Territorial Census, as well as Johann Georg Hatz, who came to North America in 1848 with his three sons..