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Where did the German Schicke family come from? What is the German Schicke family crest and coat of arms? When did the Schicke family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Schicke family history?The Schicke surname is derived from the Middle High German word "schick" meaning "proper, fitting, skillfull." It was most likely originally a nickname for a proper and courteous person, which then became a surname in the era that surnames first began to be used.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schick, Schicke, Schicker, Schickel and others.
First found in the Rhine valley. Early records include Albrecht Schiko, a citizen of Koeln (Cologne) in the year 1150, as well as Herman Schicke, who was a knight near Frankfurt in 1244.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schicke research. Another 141 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1369, 1582, 1698, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Schicke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 30 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schicke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schicke Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Schicke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schicke 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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