Keidan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Keidan family
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.
Important Dates for the Keidan family
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Keidan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gaedert, Geider, Geidertheim, Goder, Gödertheim, Gaedertheim, Gaeder and many more.
Early Notables of the Keidan family (pre 1700)
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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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Keidan (post 1700)
- S. B. Keidan, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1947 
- 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 
- Bruce Keidan, American politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1978 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html