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Where did the French Moretz family come from? What is the French Moretz family crest and coat of arms? When did the Moretz family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Moretz family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Morrett, Moret, Morett, Moretz, Moritz, Moreze and others.

First found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moretz research. Another 90 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moretz History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Moretz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moretz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Nicolaus Moretz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733

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  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Moretz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moretz 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 23 September 2010 at 15:39.

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