Holdt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Holdt family

The surname Holdt was first found in Silesia, where the name 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 Holdt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Holdt research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1532, 1535, 1720, 1759, and 1795 are included under the topic Early Holdt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Holdt Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Held, Helt, Helde, Helte, Heldt, Heldte and others.

Early Notables of the Holdt family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Holdt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Holdt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Holdt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Adam Holdt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Holdt (post 1700) +

  • Eric M. Holdt, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 150th District, 2010 [2]
  • Jacob Holdt (b. 1947), Danish photographer, writer and lecturer

  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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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