Heráldica da família: Haß
Ancient and noble family from Gorlitz, the easternmost German town, located on the Lusatian Neisse River in the Bundesland of Saxony, known as Haß or Hass, that has worldwide spread. The origin of this surname should be sought in the given name "Hasso", a diminutive of the Germanic personal name "Hadubert" or of some other compound personal name beginning with "hadu" (= battle, strife). The clear nobility of the house is confirmed by the presence of its blazon in the valuable work of J.B. Rietstap "The Armorial General". The family in fact appears to have been declared Noble of the... ContinuaHoly Roman Empire on October 2, 1536. Besides, this family, in all ages, always stands out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Barthold, landowner in German Silesia, flourishing in 1583; Thomas, doctor in law, flourishing in Gorlitz, in 1599; Dietbert, military doctor, flourishing in 1601; Hemerich, militiaman by profession, flourishing in Gorlitz, in 1612; Friedrich, jurist, flourishing in Gorlitz, in 1623; Thomas Friedrich, landowner in German Silesia, flourishing in 1653; Karl Heinrich, jurist expert in diplomatic affairs, flourishing in 1702; Dietbert Karl, renowned physician, flourishing in Gorlitz, in 1713; Hans, notary, flourishing in Gorlitz, in 1732; Kaspar, councilor in Gorlitz, flourishing in 1762; Thomas, militiaman by profession, flourishing in 1788; Karl Hans, landowner in Saxony, flourishing in 1792. Family names so old, without any doubt honor not only families but also the city that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.