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Horwath Early Origins



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.

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Horwath Spelling Variations


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Horwath Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Horvath, Horvatt, Horvarth, Horwarth, Horwath and others.

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Horwath Early History


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Horwath Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Horwath research. Another 240 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1659, 1778, 1807, 1846, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Horwath History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Horwath Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Horwath Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Horwath 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Horwath (post 1700)


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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-)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Horwath Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Horwath 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 9 November 2015 at 07:37.

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