The surname Ficka and its many variants can be found today in many countries, including England
, Holland, and Ireland
, but its origins lie in the Saxony
region of Germany
. The name was first derived as a diminutive of the first name Friedrich, which was itself derived from the Old High German words "Fridu," meaning "peace," and "Rihhi," meaning "power."
Early Origins of the Ficka family
The surname Ficka was first found in cities in the Saxony
region, where Ficka was first used as a surname. The use of the diminutive as a personal name
was first recorded in Lüneburg, where Ficko de Wesera lived in 1352.
Early History of the Ficka family
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Ficka Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fike, Feick, Veick, Fick, Ficko, Ficke, Ficka, Vicka, Feck, Fecke, Fix, Ficks and many more.
Early Notables of the Ficka family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ficka family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Feck and his wife Anna Maria, who emigrated from the Palatinate to New York in 1709 with their four children, Peter Feck, one of the German settlers of Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania in 1723.