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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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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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 7 November 2015 at 22:54.

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