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Heydt Early Origins



The surname Heydt 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.

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Heydt Spelling Variations


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Heydt Spelling Variations



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

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Heydt Early History


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Heydt Early History



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

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Heydt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heydt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heydt 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:

Heydt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jost Heydt, who landed in New York in 1710
  • Johannes Heydt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Johan Christian Heydt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752

Heydt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • August Heydt, who arrived in North America in 1869
  • Charles Heydt, who landed in Arkansas in 1872
  • Charles P Heydt, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872
  • Peter Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872
  • Philipp Heydt, who landed in North America in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heydt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heydt (post 1700)



  • James A. von der Heydt, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1956; Member of Alaska Territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1957-58
  • William L. Heydt, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990-2002
  • Charles E. Heydt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    11. ...

    The Heydt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heydt 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 12 January 2016 at 13:39.

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