Prussia was the local name, a name taken on from an existing place-name. The surname Ammback was first used by someone who lived in the lands that formed the powerful German state of Prussia, which at one time was an immense German territory that stretched from France and the Low Countries to the Baltic sea and Poland.
Early Origins of the Ammback family
Early History of the Ammback family
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Ammback Spelling Variations
Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Ammback include Ambach, Ammbach, Amback, Ammback, Ambache, Ammbache, Ambacke and many more.
Early Notables of the Ammback family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ammback family to the New World and Oceana
Prussia played an extremely influential role in shaping modern German history. It remained a part of Germany until after the Second World War. Prussia was divided among the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany and West Germany. Many Prussians became residents of these new countries after the War, and many migrated to other parts of Germany or Europe, as well as to North America. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly to Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Ammback were several bearers of the name who came to the Eastern United States.
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