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Keitt Early Origins



The surname Keitt was first found in Silesia where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include.

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Keitt Spelling Variations


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Keitt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kittel, Kittell, Kytell, Kytel, Kitliez, Kittlitz, Kittelman, Kittelmann and many more.

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Keitt Early History


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Keitt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keitt research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1639, 1640 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Keitt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Keitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Keitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Keitt 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: Hans Kittel, his wife and two chidren arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Keitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Keitt (post 1700)



  • Laurence Massillon Keitt (1824-1864), American Democrat politician, Member of South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1848; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1853-55, 1855-56, 1856-60

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Keitt Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Keitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Keitt 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 27 October 2015 at 10:00.

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