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The name Theus derives from the German personal name Matthias which in turn derives from the apostle Matthaeus (English Matthew). Versions of this name were very popular in the Middle Ages throughout Christian Europe.

Theus Early Origins



The surname Theus was first found in Germany, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society.

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Theus Spelling Variations


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Theus Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Theis, Theisen, Thein, Theitz, Theisz, Theisman and others.

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Theus Early History


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Theus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Theus research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1295, 1596, 1790, 1804, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Theus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Theus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Theus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Theus 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:

Theus Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeremias Theus, who landed in South Carolina in 1739

Theus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adelheid Theus, who landed in America in 1846
  • Heinr Theus, who arrived in America in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Theus (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Theus (post 1700)



  • John Theus (b. 1994), American college football offensive tackle
  • Lucius Theus (1922-2007), American Major General in the United States Air Force
  • Jeremiah Theus (1716-1774), Swiss-born American portrait painter
  • Reginald Wayne Theus (b. 1957), American former NBA basketball player and the current head coach of Cal State Northridge

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Theus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Theus 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 22 November 2015 at 06:09.

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