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The surname Spittler 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."

Spittler Early Origins



The surname Spittler 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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Spittler Spelling Variations


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Spittler Spelling Variations



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

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Spittler Early History


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Spittler Early History



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

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Spittler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spittler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Spittler 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:

Spittler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Spittler, aged 16, originally from Lautermiannsdorf, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Augusta Victoria" from Hamburg, Germany [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BR-W2F : 6 December 2014), Martin Spittler, 15 Apr 1893; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alphonse Spittler, aged 23, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "La Gascogne" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J615-JWG : 6 December 2014), Alphonse Spittler, 10 Apr 1893; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Gascogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lillian Spittler, aged 5, who arrived in New York in 1896 aboard the ship "Cirsassia" from Glasgow, Scotland [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7X-VYC : 6 December 2014), Lillian Spittler, 29 Sep 1896; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Cirsassia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Spittler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fritz Spittler, aged 19, originally from Recklinghausen, Germany, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Fredrich der Grosse" from Bremen, Germany [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX5T-43D : 6 December 2014), Fritz Spittler, 18 Nov 1908; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Fredrich der Grosse, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spittler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spittler (post 1700)



  • Brian Spittler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2008

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BR-W2F : 6 December 2014), Martin Spittler, 15 Apr 1893; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Augusta Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J615-JWG : 6 December 2014), Alphonse Spittler, 10 Apr 1893; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Gascogne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX7X-VYC : 6 December 2014), Lillian Spittler, 29 Sep 1896; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Cirsassia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX5T-43D : 6 December 2014), Fritz Spittler, 18 Nov 1908; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Fredrich der Grosse, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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The Spittler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spittler 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.

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