A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Dutschke, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia
, which is renowned for its beauty, industry and military power. However, in the medieval era, Prussia
was fragmented and inhabited by numerous barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The borders of the barbarian kingdoms, which were established after the fall of the Roman Empire
, changed repeatedly. The region that came to be known as Prussia
was roughly divided between the territories of Brandenburg-Prussia
, West Prussia
and East Prussia
. The Dutschke family emerged in Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany
. By the 19th century, Brandenburg-Prussia
had incorporated East Prussia
, West Prussia
and many other German territories. Moreover, in the late 19th century, it led the German states in the unification of Germany.
Early Origins of the Dutschke family
The surname Dutschke was first found in Prussia
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Dutschke family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dutschke research.Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1840, 1625 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Dutschke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dutschke Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Dutschke include Deutsch, Deutch, Deuch, Deutchen, Dietsch, Dietzsch, Duetschke, Deutgen, Deutschel, Deutscher and many more.
Early Notables of the Dutschke family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Dutschke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dutschke family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dutschke Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Johann Carl Friedrich Dutschke, aged 30, a landman, who arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria" CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) VICTORIA 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Victoria.htm