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Pieters Early Origins



The surname Pieters was first found in Holland, where the name 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. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Pieters Spelling Variations


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Pieters Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pieters, Pieter, Pietters, Pietter, Pieterrs, Pieterr, Peiters, Peitters, van Pieters and many more.

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Pieters Early History


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Pieters Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pieters research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pieters History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pieters Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pieters Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pieters 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:

Pieters Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Pieters, who settled in New Netherland in 1627
  • Abraham Pieters, aged 31, landed in New York in 1627
  • Aefje Pieters, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1641
  • Anna Petersen Pieters, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1641
  • Anna Petersen Pieters, who arrived in New Netherland in 1641
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pieters Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jan Pieters, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1793

Pieters Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Pieters, aged 60, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Fredrika Pieters, aged 23, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Garret Pieters, aged 28, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • George Pieters, aged 28, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Gerrard Pieters, who landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pieters (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pieters (post 1700)



  • Eddy Pieters (b. 1934), former Dutch football goalkeeper
  • Amy Pieters (b. 1991), Dutch professional racing cyclist
  • Cindy Pieters (b. 1976), Dutch professional racing cyclist
  • Erik Pieters (b. 1988), Dutch footballer
  • Guido Pieters, Dutch film director
  • Sven Pieters (b. 1976), former sprint hurdler from Belgium
  • Fabio Pieters (b. 1978), Argentine football midfielder
  • Danny Pieters (b. 1956), Belgian politician and is affiliated to the N-VA
  • Brandon Paul Pieters (b. 1976), South African professional golfer
  • Kim Pieters, New Zealand musician and visual artist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pieters Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pieters 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 3 July 2015 at 11:41.

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