Early Origins of the Vaith family
The surname Vaith was first found in Austria
, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The name was taken from St. Veit (in Latin, Vitus) who was the patron saint protecting against fire and lightning.
Early History of the Vaith family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaith research.Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1774 is included under the topic Early Vaith History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vaith Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Veith, Veit, Veidt, Veid, Vietsch, Feidt, Feit, Veitl, Veitel, Vaith and many more.
Early Notables of the Vaith family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Vaith were Joseph Veith, who was a prominent librarian in Tyrol. Isak Veith was an eminent doctor and physician in Hall, and... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vaith Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vaith family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Deobald Veit (Feit), who came to Philadelphia in 1736. Xavar Veit came in 1785; while Wilhelm Moritz Veitel came in 1740. Johan Georg Veith came in 1742.
Contemporary Notables of the name Vaith (post 1700)
- Joseph G. Vaith, American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 4th District, 1935-38; Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 4th District, 1957-58 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html