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Hotter Early Origins



The surname Hotter was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Hotter Spelling Variations


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Hotter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Otter, Otters, Ottere, Otteres, Otterr, Otterrs, Oter, Oters, Ottar, van Ottar, de Otter and many more.

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Hotter Early History


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Hotter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hotter research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1718 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Hotter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hotter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hotter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hotter 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:

Hotter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ignaz Hotter, who settled in America in 1796

Hotter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Garret Hotter, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Mich. Hotter, who settled in New York, NY in 1870
  • Joseph Hotter, who settled in Baltimore in 1886

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hotter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hotter (post 1700)



  • Joseph E. Hotter, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 2nd District, 1948

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Hotter Family Crest Products


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Hotter Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. 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).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Hotter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hotter 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 18 March 2013 at 06:30.

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