Bavaria. The name is derived from the Middle High German "Peltzer," meaning "furrier." During the Middle Ages, it was common practice for a man to be identified by the kind of work that he did; thus, it is likely that the progenitor of the name was a furrier who eventually came to be known as "Peltzer" or "Pelzarr."
Early Origins of the Pelzarr family
Early History of the Pelzarr family
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Pelzarr Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Belz, Beltz, Peltz, Pelz, Belzer, Beltzer, Peltzer and many more.
Early Notables of the Pelzarr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pelzarr family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Peltzer, who came to Charles Town, SC in 1766; Henrich Pelz, who arrived in Newfoundland in 1777; Lorenz Peltz, who settled in America in 1783.
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