Fecht History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Fecht surname was originally occupational for someone who fought in duels.
Early Origins of the Fecht family
The surname Fecht was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Fecht family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fecht research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1688, 1766, and 1779 are included under the topic Early Fecht History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Fecht Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fechter, Fecht, Fechtheim, Fesch, Feschernich, Vechter, Vechten, Vechte, Wachter, Wächter, Factor and many more.
Early Notables of the Fecht family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Fecht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fecht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Fecht Settlers in United States in the 20th Century