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Where did the German Deetz family come from? What is the German Deetz family crest and coat of arms? When did the Deetz family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Deetz family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Diez, Diets, Diedse, Dietze, Diets, Deetz and others.
First found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Diez, the geographical origin of the name, is a town with a castle (later a prison) that belonged to the counts of Nassau-Dillenburg, in what was Hesse-Nassau. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deetz research. Another 126 words(9 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1786, 1794, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Deetz History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 55 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deetz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Deetz Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Deetz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deetz 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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