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Spelling variations of this family name include: Hostetter, Hoffstetter, Hofstetter, Hockstetter, Hoffstater, Hoffstatter, Hoffstadter, Hockstadter, Hoffstattar, Hockstadder, Hufstedler, Huffstedler and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huffstutler research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1698, 1574 and 1582 are included under the topic Early Huffstutler History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huffstutler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Hostetter, who came to Lancaster, PA in 1716; Anna Hochstetter, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Oswald Hostetter, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732.
The Huffstutler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huffstutler 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.
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