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Walts Early Origins



The surname Walts was first found in Austria, where the name Waldstein became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Walts Spelling Variations


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Walts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waldstein, Waldsttein, Waldsteins, Walldstein, Walsteines, Waldsteinn, Waldsteinne, Waldsteine, Waldstien, Walstiens, Waldestein and many more.

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Walts Early History


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Walts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Walts research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1628 are included under the topic Early Walts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Walts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Walts Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Walts 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:

Walts Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • George Walts, aged 44, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879
  • Ellen Walts, aged 29, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879
  • William Walts, aged 18, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879
  • Elizabeth Walts, aged 11, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879
  • Amy M. Walts, aged 7 months, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Walts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Walts (post 1700)



  • Butch Walts (b. 1955), American former professional tennis player
  • Gerald Walts, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Walts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Walts 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 18 January 2016 at 11:47.

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