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Where did the German Eke family come from? What is the German Eke family crest and coat of arms? When did the Eke family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Eke family history?The Eke surname was created from one of several place names in Germany. Most of these were compound names containing the "Eiche" roots, which means "oak."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Eicha, Eiche, Eichel, Eicke, Eike, Eick, Eicke, Eke, Eych, Eyck, Aich, Aick, Eichell, Eychel, Eychell, Eickel, Eichels, Eickell, Eikkel and many more.
First found in Germany, where since medieval times the name Eich was closely associated with the district's most dynamic historical developments. Being prominent in social affairs, the family formed alliances with other distinguished families during the turbulent events of the feudal era.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eke research. Another 157 words(11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Eke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hendrick Eyck, who settled in New Netherlands in 1660; Coenraut Ten Eyck, who settled in New York in 1664; Nickel Eich, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749.
The Eke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eke 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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