Bleeker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bleeker family
The surname Bleeker was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Bleeker family
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Bleeker Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bleicher, Bleichere, Bleichenbach and others.
Early Notables of the Bleeker family (pre 1700)
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In Netherlands, the name Bleeker is the 546th most popular surname with an estimated 3,219 people with that name. 
| Bleeker migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bleeker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Robinson Bleeker, who settled in Vermont in the 18th century
- Harm Bleeker, who settled in Illinois in 1854
- Albert Bleeker, who settled in America in 1872
- Everd Bleeker, who settled in Illinois in 1885
|Contemporary Notables of the name Bleeker (post 1700) ||+|
- Pieter Bleeker (1819-1878), Dutch medical doctor and ichthyologist (studier of fish)