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Bekher Early Origins



The surname Bekher was first found in Austria, where the name Beckher contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and later played a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Beckher family branched into many houses where they continued to play a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Bekher Spelling Variations


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Bekher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beckher, Becher, Beckeher, Becheher, Becker, Bekher and many more.

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Bekher Early History


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Bekher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bekher research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1686, 1561, 1604, 1623 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Bekher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bekher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bekher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bekher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Zacharias Becker, who arrived in New York State between 1740 and 1741; Jacob Becker, age 28; came to Canada in 1783; Elise Becker, age 38; came to Texas in 1845.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Bekher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bekher 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 June 2014 at 16:08.

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