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The surname Pitner was an occupational name for a cooper or a barrel maker. The name was derived from the Old German word "bute," which means "cask."

Pitner Early Origins



The surname Pitner was first found in Bohemia, where the family came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Pitner Spelling Variations


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Pitner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bittner, Bitner, Bitnner, Bittener, Bitener, Pittner, Pitner, Buettner, Boettner, Bottner, Botner, Boetner, Buetner, Bettner and many more.

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Pitner Early History


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Pitner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pitner research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1773 and 1804 are included under the topic Early Pitner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pitner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pitner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pitner 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:

Pitner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P L Pitner, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Pitner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Elisabeth Pitner, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Maria Pitner, aged 45, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Stefan Pitner, aged 14, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Suzanna Pitner, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Josip Pitner, aged 11, who settled in America, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pitner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pitner (post 1700)



  • Jaroslav Pitner (1926-2009), Czech ice hockey coach who lead their national Olympic team to silver and bronze medals at the 1968 Winter Olympics and 1972 Winter Olympics
  • Ernst Pitner (1838-1896), Austrian lieutenant who accompanied Archduke Maximilian to Mexico in 1864

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtute foris prudentia domi
Motto Translation: By virtue of prudence at home and abroad


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  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. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Pitner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pitner 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 2 September 2017 at 22:43.

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