The surname Keidan was first found in Bavaria, where the family 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.
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Migration of the Keidan family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ludwig Goedert, who arrived in North America in 1775; Phil Geiter, who came to America in 1852; Adam Geiter, who settled in Baltimore in 1854; Rosina Geitel, who settled in North America in 1859.