Netz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Netz name is habitational, derived from any of several places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.
Early Origins of the Netz family
The surname Netz was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Important Dates for the Netz family
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Netz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ness, Nes, Nesser, Nesse, Nessen, Nessel, Nest, Nesh, Neste, Netz, Nas, Nass, Nos, Noss and many more.
Early Notables of the Netz family (pre 1700)
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Netz migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Netz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Adam Netz, aged 9, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804 
- Anna Eliz Netz, aged 14, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1804 
- J G Netz, aged 30, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804 
- Peter Netz, who arrived in America in 1837 
- Batick Netz, aged 23, who landed in New York in 1849 
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- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)