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Keidan Early Origins



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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Keidan Spelling Variations


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Keidan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gaedert, Geider, Geidertheim, Goder, Gödertheim, Gaedertheim, Gaeder and many more.

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Keidan Early History


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Keidan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keidan research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1700 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Keidan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Keidan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Keidan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Keidan 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Keidan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Keidan (post 1700)



  • S. B. Keidan, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1947 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry B. Keidan (d. 1943), American Republican politician, Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1920-27; resigned 1927; Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1927-43 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bruce Keidan, American politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1978 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Keidan Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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The Keidan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Keidan 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 7 October 2015 at 09:53.

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