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The Eicke surname was created from one of several place names in Germany. Most of these were compound names containing the "Eiche" roots, which means "oak."

Eicke Early Origins



The surname Eicke was first found in Germany, where since medieval times the name Eich was closely associated with the district's most dynamic historical developments. Being prominent in social affairs, the family formed alliances with other distinguished families during the turbulent events of the feudal era.

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Eicke Spelling Variations


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Eicke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eicha, Eiche, Eichel, Eicke, Eike, Eick, Eicke, Eke, Eych, Eyck, Aich, Aick, Eichell, Eychel, Eychell, Eickel, Eichels, Eickell, Eikkel and many more.

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Eicke Early History


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Eicke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eicke research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eicke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eicke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eicke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eicke 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:

Eicke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friedr Eicke, who landed in America in 1778
  • Ludewig Eicke, who landed in America in 1780

Eicke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juliane Eicke, aged 28, arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Juliane Eicke, age 28, who settled in Texas in 1845
  • Wilhelm Eicke, aged 23, arrived in New York in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eicke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eicke (post 1700)



  • Edna Eicke (1919-1979), American magazine illustrator
  • Hans Eicke (1884-1947), German silver medalist athlete at the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • Ulrich Eicke (b. 1952), West German gold, three-time silver medalist sprint canoer
  • Wellesley Hastings "Wels" Eicke (1893-1980), Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Eicke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eicke 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 7 January 2015 at 22:53.

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