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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
The surname Hetrick was first found in Silesia
where they held a family seat
. Literal translation of the name places it as a 'Combatant Ruler' or sometimes a 'Heathland Ruler'. In the old German the name was 'Hadu-ric'. The family held considerable estates in Germany.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hedrick, Hedrich, Heidenreich, Heydenreich, Heidenrich, Heidenrick, Heidrick, Heidrich, Hiedrich, Hiedrick, Heidrig and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hetrick research. Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1803, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Hetrick History in all our PDF Extended History products
More information is included under the topic Early Hetrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hetrick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Margrett Hetrick, aged 3, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
- Catrina Hetrick, aged 3, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
- Coblin Hetrick, aged 40, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
- Cohan Henrich Hetrick, aged 2, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
- Elizabeth Hetrick, aged 35, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
- Jeffrey Lewis Hetrick (b. 1963), also known as Jeffrey Nothing and Jeff Hatrix, an American alternative vocalist for the metal and industrial metal band Mushroomhead
- W. Brady Hetrick (1907-1999), American politician, Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1969-1972)
- Glenn Hetrick (b. 1972), American actor and special effects makeup artist/designer, known for his work on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 (2014) and Heroes (2006)
- Jennifer Hetrick (b. 1958), American actress, perhaps best known for her recurring role as "Vash" on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
- William E. Hetrick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 25th District, 1952
- W. R. Hetrick, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960
- Richard C. Hetrick, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Easton, Pennsylvania, 1961-76 (acting, 1961-65)
- Jerome Hetrick, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Juniata County, 1874-76
- Clarence E. F. Hetrick, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Mayor of Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1916-41
- Buster L. Hetrick, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Auburn, Indiana, 1948-70 (acting, 1948-50)
- Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
- Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
- Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
- 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).
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
The Hetrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hetrick 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.
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