Wirth History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Wirth surname was a habitational name, taken on from any of various places named Worth. The place names in turn come from the Old English "worð," meaning "enclosure," or "settlement."
Early Origins of the Wirth family
The surname Wirth was first found in Devon at Washfield, a parish, in the union of Tiverton, hundred of West Budleigh. "The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £19. 7. 6., and in the gift of J. Francis Worth, Esq. The church contains an old oak screen, which has been painted white; and a curious monument with brasses to the family of Worth." 
Early History of the Wirth family
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Wirth Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Worth, Worthe and others.
Early Notables of the Wirth family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Ellis Worth (Woorth)(c. 1587-1659), a noted English actor in the Jacobean and Caroline eras, a leading member of two important companies: Queen Anne's Men and Prince Charles's Men; Roger Worthe, mayor of Exeter, on record in 1620 in the Vide Visitation of Devon; and...
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Migration of the Wirth family to Ireland
Some of the Wirth family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Wirth migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wirth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Caspar Wirth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 
- Conrad Wirth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 
- Hans Conrad Wirth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 
- Frederick Wirth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1760 
- Anna Marg Wirth, who arrived in America in 1789 
Wirth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Daniel Wirth, aged 19, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1805 
- Jacob Wirth, aged 22, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805 
- Anton Wirth, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 
- Alexander Wirth, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851 
- Heinrich Wirth, aged 24, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 
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Wirth Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Emil Jacob Wirth, who arrived in Colorado in 1907 
Contemporary Notables of the name Wirth (post 1700) +
- Louis Wirth (1897-1952), American sociologist
- John L. Wirth, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 14 aerial victories
- Hugh John Wirth AM (1939-2018), Australian veterinarian and animal welfare advocate in Victoria, Australia
- Niklaus Emil Wirth (b. 1934), Swiss computer scientist, best known for designing the computer language Pascal
- Wilhelm Wirth (1876-1952), German psychologist
- Max Wirth (1822-1900), German journalist and economist
- Dr. Karl Joseph Wirth (1879-1956), Chancellor and Finance Minister of Germany
- Philip Peter Jacob Wirth (1864-1937), Australian circus proprietor
- Wirth Middleton Munroe (1902-1968), American yacht designer
Historic Events for the Wirth family +
- Otto Wirth (1918-1941), German Maschinenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking 
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ 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)
- ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details