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Geck Early Origins



The surname Geck was first found in Wutrzenberg, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. They were first seated at Giengen.

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Geck Spelling Variations


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Geck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Keck, Kech, Kechler and others.

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Geck Early History


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Geck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geck research. Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1561 is included under the topic Early Geck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geck Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Geck 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:

Geck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Geck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Georg Henrich Geck, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773

Geck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Geck, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Carl Geck, who settled in New York, NY in 1853
  • Johann Geck, aged 19, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1854
  • Christian Geck, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Franz Geck, who settled in America in 1896

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geck (post 1700)



  • Fred A. Geck, American co-inventor of the eponymous Davis & Geck, a surgical/medical device company (1909)

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Geck Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geck 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 10 December 2015 at 07:14.

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