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Where did the German Deitrick family come from? What is the German Deitrick family crest and coat of arms? When did the Deitrick family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Deitrick family history?The Deitrick surname derives from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), which was composed of the elements "theud," meaning "people," or "race," and "ric," meaning "powerful."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dieterich (Austria), Dietrich, Dittrich (Silesia), Diterich, Deeterich, Dieterick, Diterichs, Diterig and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where the name Dietrich emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. The popularity of the name can be traced back to the major figure of Theodrich the Great, King of the Goths in the 5th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deitrick research. Another 256 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1825 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Deitrick History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 31 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deitrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Deitrick Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Deitrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deitrick 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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