Early Origins of the Horwath family
The surname Horwath was first found in Austria
, Transylvania and Hongrie where the name became noted for its many branches in the region including Petrichevich, Szent-Giorgy, and Zsebehaz, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Horwath family
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Horwath Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Horvath, Horvatt, Horvarth, Horwarth, Horwath and others.
Early Notables of the Horwath family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Horwath family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Seraphine Emilie Caroline Horwarth, who emigrated to America from Venne in 1852; Antal Horvath, who was recorded to be living in Boston in 1882; Neza Horvath, who immigrated to New York in 1891.
Contemporary Notables of the name Horwath (post 1700)
- Alexander Horwath (b. 1987), American soccer player
- Andrea Horwath MPP (b. 1962), Canadian politician, Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party in Canada (2009-)