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The surname Echt can be traced back to the former German kingdom of Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republi c. The name simply means "Czech," and was used to distinguish natives of Bohemia from other ethnic groups.

Echt Early Origins



The surname Echt 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.

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Echt Spelling Variations


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Echt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Czech, Tschech, Tscache, Echt, Cseh, Czechowicz and many more.

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Echt Early History


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Echt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Echt research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1372, 1454, 1781 and 1843 are included under the topic Early Echt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Echt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Echt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Echt 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 were:

Echt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Simon Echt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

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Echt Family Crest Products


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Echt Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. 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).
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    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 Echt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Echt 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 18 July 2014 at 13:56.

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