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The surname Spitler is an occupational name for someone who was employed in a lodging house, derived from the Middle English word "spital" which is the same root of the more modern word "hospital."

Spitler Early Origins



The surname Spitler was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Spittal in the parish of Kilmaron. Spittal is also said to be a kind of shelter built along roads in 16th and 17th century Scotland.

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Spitler Spelling Variations


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Spitler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spittal, Spittel, Spittle and others.

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Spitler Early History


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Spitler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spitler research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1365, 1394, 1395, 1423, and 1689 are included under the topic Early Spitler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spitler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spitler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spitler 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:

Spitler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Spitler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Martin Spitler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Matthias, Spitler Sr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • John Spitler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Christoph Spitler, who landed in America in 1783

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spitler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spitler (post 1700)



  • S. W. Spitler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1924
  • Raymond Spitler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964
  • Merrill Spitler, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1942; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944; Chair of New Madrid County Republican Party, 1949
  • H. Carl Spitler (b. 1892), American Republican politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Emmet District, 1961-62
  • Emmett V. Spitler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940
  • Downs C. Spitler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Spitler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spitler 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 11 November 2015 at 11:59.

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