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The surname Itterman is toponymic, that is, it is derived from the name of the place where the original bearer once lived or held land. In this case, Itterman comes from the river and place name Itter, which is near Waldreck in Hesse. The name was often preceded by "von" which was a privilege and symbol of nobility.

Itterman Early Origins



The surname Itterman was first found in Hesse, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would shape European history. The name would emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Early mentions of the name include Anton Itter a headmaster from 1659 to 1677, Johann Christian Itter (1654-1699,) a state secretary, and Johann Wilhelm Itter (d.1725,) a jurist.

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Itterman Spelling Variations


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Itterman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Itter, von Itter, Ittermann, Itterman and others.

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Itterman Early History


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Itterman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Itterman research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the year 1766 is included under the topic Early Itterman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Itterman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Itterman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Itterman 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: Philipp, Johannes, Jacob, Cyriacus, and Christian Georg Itter, who belonged to the Hessian troops who fought in the American Revolution and afterwards settled in North America. Heinrich Ittermann and P. and Marie Ittermeyer arrived in New York in 1865. Conrad Itter settled in Philadelphia in 1860.

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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    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. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Itterman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Itterman 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 3 May 2013 at 23:51.

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