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The distinguished German surname Pietsch is of Polish origin. It is derived from "Pies," a diminutive of the personal name "Peterchen," and means "son of Pies." The name was brought into Germany at an early stage, and has become quite widespread.

Pietsch Early Origins



The surname Pietsch was first found in Silesia, where the name is thought to have entered into Germany from Poland. The personal name could be found in Silesia as early as 1372, when Petsche Seiler was recorded to be living in Liegnitz. The first records of the surname are slightly more recent; Bartel Pitsch was a resident of the city of Görlitz in 1504. The young Pietsch family was instrumental during this early period, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Silesian society.

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Pietsch Spelling Variations


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Pietsch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pietsch, Pitsch, Petsch, Pietsh, Petch, Pitch and others.

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Pietsch Early History


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Pietsch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pietsch research. Another 240 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1504, 1610, 1652, 1677, 1740, 1756, and 1788 are included under the topic Early Pietsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pietsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pietsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pietsch 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:

Pietsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm August Pietsch, aged 35, landed in North America in 1836
  • Friedrich Ludwig Pietsch, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Gustav Pietsch, aged 22, arrived in New York, NY in 1893

Pietsch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Pietsch, who arrived in Arkansas in 1905

Pietsch Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Georg Pietsch, aged 46, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pietsch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pietsch (post 1700)



  • Charles Francis Pietsch (1844-1920), American newspaper publisher
  • Theodore W. "Ted" Pietsch (b. 1945), American systematist and evolutionary biologist
  • Coral Wong Pietsch, the first Asian American woman to reach the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Army
  • William Pietsch, American politician, Independent Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 3rd District, 1902
  • Hans Reinhard Pietsch (1968-2003), German professional Go player
  • Gustav Pietsch (1893-1975), German captain, resistance fighter and Politician of the Free City of Danzig
  • Janine Pietsch (b. 1982), German backstroke swimmer
  • Paul Pietsch (b. 1911), former racing driver from Germany and successful magazine publisher
  • Erich Pietsch (b. 1902), German chemist
  • Johann Pietsch (b. 1873), prominent German church historian
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm

Other References

  1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Pietsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pietsch 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.

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