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Petzold Early Origins



The surname Petzold 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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Petzold Spelling Variations


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Petzold 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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Petzold Early History


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Petzold Early History



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

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Petzold Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Petzold Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Petzold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottlieb Petzold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Wilhelm Petzold, who arrived in America in 1783

Petzold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad E. Petzold, who came to Texas in 1850
  • Andreas Petzold, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1854
  • Emanuel Petzold, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Petzold (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Petzold (post 1700)



  • Charles Petzold (b. 1953), American programmer and technical author on Microsoft Windows applications
  • Willi Petzold (b. 1885), German artist
  • Maik Petzold (b. 1978), Olympic triathlon athlete from Germany
  • Barbara Petzold (b. 1955), former East German Olympic Cross-country skier
  • Eduard Petzold (1815-1891), German landscape gardener
  • Bruno Petzold (b. 1873), well-known writer from Leipzig
  • Guillaume-Lebrecht Petzold (b. 1794), French piano maker in Paris in the early 1800s

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Petzold Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Petzold 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 7 August 2014 at 07:26.

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