Pietersz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pietersz family

The surname Pietersz 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.

Early History of the Pietersz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pietersz research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pietersz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pietersz Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Pietersz family (pre 1700)

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United States Pietersz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pietersz Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Aert Pietersz, who settled in New York, NY in 1637
  • Arent Pietersz, who settled in New York in 1637
  • Arent Steveniersz Pietersz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1637
  • Jacob Pietersz, who settled in New York in 1637
  • Aert Pietersz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1637 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Pietersz (post 1700) +

  • Mary W. Pietersz, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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