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Hirth Early Origins



The surname Hirth was first found in Baden, where the name 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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Hirth Spelling Variations


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Hirth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Horther, Horter, Hirther, Hirter, Hirth, Hirtel and many more.

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Hirth Early History


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Hirth Early History



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

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Hirth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hirth Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hirth 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:

Hirth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Melcior Hirth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Christoph Hirth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1772

Hirth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Hirth, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1859
  • George G Hirth, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Otto Hirth, who arrived in North America in 1883
  • Charlotte Hirth, who arrived in North America in 1887
  • Jakob Hirth, who arrived in North America in 1890
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hirth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hirth (post 1700)



  • Friedrich Hirth Ph.D. (1845-1927), German-American sinologist
  • Wolf Hirth (1900-1959), German gliding pioneer and sailplane designer
  • John Joseph Hirth (1854-1931), Catholic Bishop in German East Africa, founder of the church in Rwanda
  • Hellmuth Hirth (1886-1938), German engineer who, founded the Mahle GmbH and Hirth companies
  • Georg Hirth (1841-1916), German writer, journalist and publisher

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Hirth Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hirth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hirth 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 22 October 2016 at 15:42.

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