Netzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Netzer name is habitational, derived from any of several places called Nesse in Oldenburg and Friesland.

Early Origins of the Netzer family

The surname Netzer 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.

Early History of the Netzer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Netzer research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1645, 1655, 1771, and 1841 are included under the topic Early Netzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Netzer 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 Netzer family (pre 1700)

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United States Netzer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Netzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Francis Netzer, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833 [1]
  • Max Netzer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1874 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Netzer (post 1700) +

  • Michael Netzer (b. 1955), born Michael Nasser, an American-Israeli artist best known for his comic book work for DC Comics and Marvel Comics in the 1970s
  • Günter Theodor Netzer (b. 1944), former German football player and team general manager\
  • Joseph Netzer (1826-1901), Belgium politician, Mayor of Arlon from 1880 to 1901

  1. ^ 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) on Facebook
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