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The surname Wittelsbach was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whittall, Whittell, Whittle, Wittle, Whyttel, Whyttall, Whyttle, Wyttle, Wittall, Wittel, Wittell and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wittelsbach research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wittelsbach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Wittelsbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Wittelsbach family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Whittell, who settled in Jamaica in 1684; John Wittall arrived in Philadelphia in 1809; Thomas Whittle settled in New England in 1638; Edward Whittle settled in Virginia in 1663.
The Wittelsbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wittelsbach 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.
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