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Where did the Scottish Panter family come from? What is the Scottish Panter family crest and coat of arms? When did the Panter family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Panter family history?The Panter surname is derived from the Middle English/Old French word "panetier" and was an occupational name from the office of master-baker. "In the court of France the Pantier was an officer of high consideration; and in monasteries the Pantier was charged with the distribution of bread to the poor. " 
Spelling variations of this family name include: Panter, Panther, Pantre, Pander, Pantry and others.
First found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Panter research. Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1471, 1524, 1558, 1545 and 1558 are included under the topic Early Panter History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Panter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Panter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Panter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Panter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Panter Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Panter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Panter 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.
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