Patzer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Patzer surname was an occupational name for an official in charge of weights and measures, from the French word "peiser," to weigh.

Early Origins of the Patzer family

The surname Patzer was first found in Galicia which lies in southern Poland on the northern slopes of the Carpathians. It was overrun by Monguls in 1223. The region is composed of Polish and Ukrainian natives, the latter being to the east. The Ruthenian nobles adopted the Catholic faith and the Polish tongue. The surname 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. In their later history the name 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 Patzer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patzer research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1628 and 1806 are included under the topic Early Patzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Patzer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pitzer, Petz, Petzinger, Pitter, Pazer, Pazzi and many more.

Early Notables of the Patzer family (pre 1700)

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Patzer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Patzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • J M Patzer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]
  • Mathilde Patzer, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Friedrich Patzer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Heinrich Patzer, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Anton Patzer, aged 8, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Patzer (post 1700)

  • Mrs. C. E. Patzer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924 [2]

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Citations

  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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