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Witchel Early Origins



The surname Witchel was first found in Bavaria, where the name Witchel 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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Witchel Spelling Variations


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Witchel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gichtl, Giech, Gach, Kitchel, Gittelde, Gische, Gitchel, Glich, Kitscher, Gochelet, Goegel, Goschl, Gotsche and many more.

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Witchel Early History


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Witchel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Witchel research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1680, 1695, 1712, 1638 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Witchel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Witchel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Witchel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Witchel 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 or some of its variants were: Louisa Kitchel, who arrived at the port of Baltimore in 1828; as well as A. and R. Gitchell, who arrived at the port of San Francisco in 1851.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    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. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Witchel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Witchel 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 26 September 2013 at 13:50.

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