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Multiple Origins for the Surname Petz


German


Petz Early Origins



The surname Petz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Betz.was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Petz Spelling Variations


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Petz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Betz, Betze, Betzer, Betzen, Betzenstein, Betzhold, Betzler, Petz, Beitz and many more.

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Petz Early History


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Petz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Petz research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1677, 1733, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Petz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Petz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Petz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Petz 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:

Petz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Petz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Michael Petz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Petz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Petz, who settled in Baltimore in 1833
  • Youbel Petz, aged 48, landed in New Orleans, La in 1856

Petz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Georg Petz, aged 24, arrived in Chile in 1903

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Petz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Petz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Petz 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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