Origins Available: German
Early Origins of the Kitel family
The surname Kitel was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Gietl 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.
Early History of the Kitel family
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Kitel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gietl, Giesl, Gittel, Gittelde, Gotel, Goten, Göttl, Göttlich, Keitl, Keitel, Kitel and many more.
Early Notables of the Kitel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kitel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Gittleman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1761; Conrod Gottl, who came to Baltimore in 1833; Adolph Keitel, who came to Baltimore in 1833; Dorothea Keitel, who settled in New York, NY in 1856.