Origins Available: German, Jewish
Bavaria. The name is comprised of two elements: "Kitz," a pet form of the personal name "Gizo," and "miller," the Bavarian form of the German word "müller," meaning "miller." The name Kitzmann or Kitzmüller was probably originally borne by a miller who was called Kitz.
Early Origins of the Kitzmann family
Bavaria. The young Kitzmann family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Bavarian society.
Early History of the Kitzmann family
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Kitzmann Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kitzmiller, Kitzmuller, Kitzmüller, Kitzmann, Kitzele, Kitzeder and many more.
Early Notables of the Kitzmann family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kitzmann family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Kitzmuller, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1728; Jacob Kitzmiller, a Protestant who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1743; Martin Kitzmiller, who was living in Maryland in 1743.
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