Hitz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hitz family

The surname Hitz was first found in Bavaria, 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.

Important Dates for the Hitz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hitz research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1806 and 1825 are included under the topic Early Hitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hitz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hils, Hilz, Hils, Hiltz, Hiltprandt, Hitz and many more.

Early Notables of the Hitz family (pre 1700)

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Hitz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hitz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Veronica Hitz, who arrived in Carolina in 1739 [1]
  • Heinrich Hitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]
  • Jacob Hitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Ludwig Hitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Johannes Hitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Hitz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Hitz, who arrived in America in 1831 [1]
  • Florian Hitz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1835 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hitz (post 1700)

  • Max L. Hitz, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 15th District, 1910
  • Harold Hitz Burton (1888-1964), American lawyer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1945-58) [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Harold Burton. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Harold Burton. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Hitz_Burton
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