Show ContentsWeltz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weltz family

The surname Weltz 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 Weltz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weltz research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1758, 1759 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Weltz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weltz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weltz, Weltzen, Welz, Weltzner, Welzner, Weltzien, Weltzl, Weiltz, Wieltz, Weldts, Wöldts, Weuldtz and many more.

Early Notables of the Weltz family

Notables with the surname Weltz during this period were

  • the Weltz family of Baden

United States Weltz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weltz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Andreas Weltz, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Andreas Weltz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [1]
  • Jacob Weltz, and his sister Catharina Elisabetha, who arrived in America in 1751
  • Johann Jacob Weltz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Johan Ludwig Weltz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
Weltz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • William Weltz, who arrived in New York in 1853 [1]
  • Jakob Weltz, who arrived in Kansas in 1876 [1]
  • Reinhold Weltz, aged 24, who landed in New York, NY in 1893 [1]

Canada Weltz migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weltz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Weltz, who arrived in Quebec in 1784

Contemporary Notables of the name Weltz (post 1700) +

  • Laurie Weltz, film director and screenwriter
  • Johnny Weltz, retired Danish road bicycle racer

  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) on Facebook