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Kitel Early Origins



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.

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Kitel Spelling Variations


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Kitel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gietl, Giesl, Gittel, Gittelde, Gotel, Goten, Göttl, Göttlich, Keitl, Keitel, Kitel and many more.

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Kitel Early History


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Kitel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kitel research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1818, 1863, and 1866 are included under the topic Early Kitel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kitel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kitel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kitel 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: 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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Kitel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kitel 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 2 October 2003 at 15:57.

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