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

Patzer Early Origins



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.

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Patzer Spelling Variations


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Patzer Spelling Variations



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

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Patzer Early History


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Patzer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Patzer research. Another 318 words (23 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.

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Patzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Patzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Patzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Mathilde Patzer, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Friedrich Patzer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Heinrich Patzer, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Anton Patzer, aged 8, landed in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Patzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Patzer (post 1700)



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

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Patzer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    10. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
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    The Patzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Patzer 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 22 January 2016 at 11:53.

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