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Kittel Early Origins



The surname Kittel 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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Kittel Spelling Variations


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Kittel Spelling Variations



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

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Kittel Early History


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Kittel Early History



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

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Kittel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kittel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kittel 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 were:

Kittel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Kittel, his wife and two chidren arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Hans Jerg Kittel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kittel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kittel (post 1700)



  • Frederick August Kittel (1945-2005), American playwright, who went by the name August Wilson
  • Rudolf Kittel (1853-1929), German Old Testament scholar
  • Hauptmann Otto "Bruno" Kittel (1917-1945), German World War II Flying ace pilot
  • Johann Christian Kittel (1732-1809), German composer
  • Emmy Kittel (1878-1930), Czech operatic soprano

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Kittel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kittel 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 1 November 2013 at 02:34.

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