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Gleeck Early Origins



The surname Gleeck was first found in Bohemia, where since ancient times the Glick family made significant contributions to the advancement of the district's society. Being prominent in social affairs, the name Glick was closely associated with the turbulent events of the Medieval period and therefore frequently formed alliances with other families within the region.

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Gleeck Spelling Variations


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Gleeck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glick, Glich, Glik, Gleeck, Gleek, Gliche, Glicke, Gleech, Gleeche, Gleich and many more.

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Gleeck Early History


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Gleeck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gleeck research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1606 is included under the topic Early Gleeck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gleeck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gleeck Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gleeck 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: Hans Georg Gleich, who settled in New Jersey in 1709. Sovia Gleich, who came to New York in 1709; brothers Michael, Mathias, and Jacob Cleek, who came to America in 1732 (their brother Baltas Cleek died on route).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gleeck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gleeck (post 1700)



  • Lewis E. Gleeck Jr., American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Stockholm, 1942; Helsinki, 1942

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Gleeck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gleeck 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 26 October 2015 at 11:30.

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