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Hostetler Early Origins



The surname Hostetler was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1190 when William Hostiler held estates.

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Hostetler Spelling Variations


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Hostetler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ostler, Hostler, Hosteller, Hostiller, Hustler, Oastler, Osler, Ossler, Husler and many more.

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Hostetler Early History


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Hostetler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hostetler research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1455, 1487 and 1614 are included under the topic Early Hostetler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hostetler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hostetler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hostetler 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 were:

Hostetler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Forrest E. Hostetler, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67X-CYW : 6 December 2014), Forrest E. Hostetler, 23 Nov 1919; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Kathleen Hostetler, aged 20, who arrived in New York City in 1924 aboard the ship "Rochambeau" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNHW-HTT : 6 December 2014), Kathleen Hostetler, 05 Sep 1924; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hostetler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hostetler (post 1700)



  • John A. Hostetler (1918-2001), American author, educator, and leading scholar of Amish and Hutterite societies
  • William Jeffrey "Jeff" Hostetler (b. 1961), nicknamed "Hoss," a former American NFL football quarterback, 2 Super Bowl champion (XXI, XXV)
  • David Alan Hostetler (b. 1956), American retired first baseman/designated hitter who played from 1981 to 1988

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Suggested Readings for the name Hostetler


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Suggested Readings for the name Hostetler



  • The Descendants of Christian J. and Magdalena Hershberger Hostetler by Larry L. Hostetler.

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Hostetler Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67X-CYW : 6 December 2014), Forrest E. Hostetler, 23 Nov 1919; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNHW-HTT : 6 December 2014), Kathleen Hostetler, 05 Sep 1924; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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The Hostetler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hostetler 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 5 January 2017 at 09:01.

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