Hitt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hitt family

The surname Hitt was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Hitt family

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Hitt Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Itier, Itier, Ithe, Ith, Ithiere, Ithh, Ithhi, Ithii, Ithierr, Iths, Hitier and many more.

Early Notables of the Hitt family (pre 1700)

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United States Hitt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Muriel Hitt, aged 11, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Abraham Hitt, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Emilie Hitt, aged 23, who immigrated to America, in 1895
  • Olga Hitt, aged 19, who settled in America from Smalk, in 1899
  • Ottilie Hitt, aged 52, who landed in America from Gliniki, in 1899
Hitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Beatrice E.L. Hitt, aged 29, who landed in America from Devon, in 1903
  • Bessie Hitt, aged 29, who settled in America from Kirkcaldy, Scotland, in 1904
  • Frederick Hitt, aged 58, who immigrated to the United States from Kirkcaldy, Scotland, in 1904
  • Elsie Hitt, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Addison W. Hitt, aged 42, who immigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Hitt migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hitt Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Frederick Charles Hitt, aged 26, who immigrated to Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada, in 1920

Contemporary Notables of the name Hitt (post 1700) +

  • Stephanie D. Hitt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008 [1]
  • T. R. Hitt, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Assembly from Broome County, 1909
  • Robert Roberts Hitt (1834-1906), American Republican politician, Assistant U.S. Secretary of State, 1881; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1882-1906 (5th District 1882-83, 6th District 1883-95, 9th District 1895-1903, 13th District 1903-06); Died in office 1906 [1]
  • Robert Hitt, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1972 [1]
  • Robert M. Hitt, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924 [1]
  • Richard D. Hitt, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 23rd District, 1974 [1]
  • Patricia R. Hitt, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960 [1]
  • O. Leroy Hitt, American politician, Mayor of Moundsville, West Virginia, 1962-66
  • L. H. Hitt, American politician, Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1886
  • J. B. Hitt, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1912, 1916 [1]
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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