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Encke Early Origins



The surname Encke was first found in Salzburg, 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.

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Encke Spelling Variations


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Encke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Enck, Enk, Enckler, Encke, Enke, Encking, Enking and others.

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Encke Early History


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Encke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Encke research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1747, 1791 and 1865 are included under the topic Early Encke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Encke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Encke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Encke 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 or some of its variants were: Jacob Enck, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1743; as did Hans Peter Enck in 1751; and Johann Jacob Enck in 1764; Heinrich Enckler came to Philadelphia in 1863..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Encke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Encke (post 1700)



  • Johann Franz Encke (1791-1865), German astronomer

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Encke Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Encke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Encke 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 13 December 2013 at 09:28.

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