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Weltz Early Origins



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.

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Weltz Spelling Variations


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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.

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Weltz Early History


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Weltz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weltz research. Another 154 words (11 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.

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Weltz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weltz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weltz 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:

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
  • Jacob Weltz, and his sister Catharina Elisabetha, who arrived in America in 1751
  • Johann Jacob Weltz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johan Ludwig Weltz, who came to Philadelphia in 1753

Weltz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Weltz, who arrived in New York in 1853
  • Jakob Weltz, who arrived in Kansas in 1876
  • Reinhold Weltz, aged 24, landed in New York, NY in 1893

Weltz Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Weltz, who arrived in Quebec in 1784

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weltz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weltz (post 1700)



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

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Weltz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Weltz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weltz 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 11 October 2014 at 22:16.

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