Czech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Czech can be traced back to the former German kingdom of Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republic. The name simply means "Czech," and was used to distinguish natives of Bohemia from other ethnic groups.
Early Origins of the Czech family
The surname Czech was first found in Bohemia, where the ethnic group to which the name referred originated. The name was first recorded in 1372 in Liegnitz, where a man using the variation Tscheche was living.
Early History of the Czech family
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Czech Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Czech, Tschech, Tscache, Echt, Cseh, Czechowicz and many more.
Early Notables of the Czech family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Czech is the 12,076th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Czech Settlers in United States in the 19th Century