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Seitz Early Origins



The surname Seitz was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Seitz Spelling Variations


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Seitz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Seitz, Sitz, Seetz, Seiz, Seis, Seytz, Seys and others.

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Seitz Early History


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Seitz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seitz research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1582 is included under the topic Early Seitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Seitz 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:

Seitz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Michael Seitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Michel Seitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Peter Seitz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johannes Seitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Hans Michael Seitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Seitz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Seitz, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • Frederick Seitz, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1819
  • Louis Seitz, aged 29, landed in Missouri in 1844
  • Theres Seitz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Walburga Seitz, who landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Seitz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adolf Seitz, who arrived in Alabama in 1913
  • Charlotte Seitz, who landed in Chile in 1928

Seitz Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Christine Seitz, aged 30, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Friedrich Seitz, aged 4, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jacob Seitz, aged 32, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Katharina Seitz, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Maria Seitz, aged 8, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seitz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seitz (post 1700)



  • Raymond George Hardenbergh Seitz, American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1991-94
  • Phyllis Seitz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996
  • Laura S. Seitz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984
  • John E. Seitz, American politician, Mayor of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1981-89
  • John Seitz, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1922
  • John Seitz, American politician, Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1880; Greenback Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884
  • Henry Seitz, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Bowie, Maryland, 1891-93
  • Berta L. Seitz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1994; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1996, 2008
  • W. H. Seitz, American Republican politician, Mayor of Benton Harbor, Michigan; Elected 1908
  • W. J. Seitz, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1898; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Seitz Historic Events


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Seitz Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Frederic C Seitz (b. 1963), American Private 1st Class from Aurora, Ohio, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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Suggested Readings for the name Seitz


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Suggested Readings for the name Seitz



  • Genealogical Records of the Seitz-Sites Family by John V. Beck.

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Seitz Family Crest Products


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Seitz Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Seitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seitz 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 9 December 2015 at 09:27.

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