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The Spatz surname is derived from the Old High German "sparo," meaning a "sparrow;" as such, it is thought to have originally been a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sparrow in some way.

Spatz Early Origins



The surname Spatz 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. They were originally seated at Nuremburg.

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Spatz Spelling Variations


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Spatz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spat, Spatt, Sphat, Sphatt, Spatz, Spatzchek and many more.

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Spatz Early History


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Spatz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spatz research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1777 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Spatz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spatz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spatz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spatz 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:

Spatz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Spatz, who settled in America in 1750
  • Lorentz Spatz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Michael Spatz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Georg Michael Spatz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Georg Michael Spatz, who came to Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Spatz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D Spatz, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Spatz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Gottlieb Spatz, who came to Newfoundland in 1777 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Friedrich Spatz, who arrived in Newfoundland in 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spatz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spatz (post 1700)



  • Richard Spatz, American station engineer at McMurdo Station, 1968, eponym of Mount Spatz, Antarctica
  • Gary Spatz, American acting coach who specializes in working with young performers including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell and many more
  • Hugo Spatz (1888-1969), German neuropathologist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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The Spatz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spatz 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 18 January 2016 at 08:28.

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