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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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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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