Kitzman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Kitzman is a symbol of the Jewish culture, which has been found in many places all over the world. In the Middle Ages, most people were known only by one name. As people began to settle closer to one another in towns and cities, it became more important to be able to identify people. As such, hereditary surnames arose. The surname Kitzman is an occupational surname, which comes from the Hebrew phrase "kohen Tsedek," which means "priest of righteousness."

Kitzman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Katch and others.


Contemporary Notables of the name Kitzman (post 1700) +

  • Patrick Kitzman, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 110th District, 1978 [1]
  • Oliver S. Kitzman, American Republican politician, Nominated in primary for justice of Texas State Supreme Court 1994, but withdrew before election [1]
  • N. J. Kitzman, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1952 [1]
  • Mrs. Harvey Kitzman, American Democratic Party politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954 [1]
  • Harvey Kitzman, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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