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Walt Early Origins



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.

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Walt Spelling Variations


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Walt Spelling Variations



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

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Walt Early History


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Walt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Walt research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1553 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Walt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Walt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Walt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Walt 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:

Walt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Oswald Walt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Jacob Walt, who arrived in New England in 1752

Walt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johann Walt, who landed in Texas in 1844
  • Simon Walt, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853

Walt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Smith Walt, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Walt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Walt (post 1700)




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Walt Family Crest Products


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Walt Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Walt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Walt 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 10 October 2014 at 09:38.

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