Waiters History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Waiters family

The surname Waiters was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

Early History of the Waiters family

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Waiters Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weiters, Weiter, Weitters, Weitter, Weiterse, Wieters, Wieter, Weiterr, Weiterrs and many more.

Early Notables of the Waiters family (pre 1700)

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Waiters Ranking

In the United States, the name Waiters is the 10,146th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


Australia Waiters migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Waiters Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Josiah John Waiters, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "British Sovereign" in 1847 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Waiters (post 1700) +

  • Granville S. Waiters (1961-2021), American professional basketball player
  • Anthony Keith "Tony" Waiters (1937-2020), England international football goalkeeper and Canadian national football team head coach


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRITISH SOVEREIGN 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847BritishSovereign.htm


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