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Walt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Walt family


The surname Walt was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Walt family


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Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1553, 1712, 1533, 1554, 1493, 1574, 1500 and 1537 are included under the topic Early Walt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Walt Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Waldeck, Waldec, Waldek, Waldecke, Waldecks, Waldeckes, Waaldeck, Walldeck, Walddeck, Waldecker and many more.

Early Notables of the Walt family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Walt family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Walt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Oswald Walt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Walt, who arrived in New England in 1752 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Walt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Walt, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Simon Walt, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Walt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Smith Walt, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Walt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. James Walt, (b. 1848), aged 26, British settler travelling from England aboard the ship "Varuna" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 27th May 1874 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mr. William Walt, (b. 1846), aged 29, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Helen Denny" arriving in Hawkes Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand on 20th September 1875 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mrs. Ann Walt, (b. 1849), aged 26, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Helen Denny" arriving in Hawkes Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand on 20th September 1875 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Miss Elizabeth Walt, (b. 1872), aged 3, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Helen Denny" arriving in Hawkes Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand on 20th September 1875 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Walt (post 1700)


  • General Lewis William Walt (1913-1989), American Marine Corps Officer. His decorations included tthe Navy Crosse (twice) and the Distinguished Service Medal (also twice) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lewis Walt. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Lewis Walt. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_William_Walt
  • Walt Dolph Helmick (b. 1944), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1989; Member of West Virginia State Senate, 1989-2012
  • Walt Dougher, American politician, Mayor of Manhattan Beach, California, 2001
  • Walt Windsheimer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1972 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Walt Hazzard (b. 1942), American former college, Olympic, and professional basketball player
  • Walt Stickel (1922-1987), American professional football player who played from 1946 to 1951
  • Walt Helmick (b. 1944), American politician, Member of the West Virginia Senate (1990-2012), West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture (2013-)
  • Walt McGaw (b. 1899), American National Football League guard
  • Walt Simonson (b. 1946), American comic book writer and artist
  • Walt Ader (1913-1982), American racecar driver

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ Lewis Walt. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Lewis Walt. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_William_Walt
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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