Gleeck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gleeck family

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.

Important Dates for the Gleeck family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gleeck research. Another 58 words (4 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.

Gleeck Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Gleeck family (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.

Migration of the Gleeck family

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).

Contemporary Notables of the name Gleeck (post 1700)

  • Lewis E. Gleeck Jr., American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Stockholm, 1942; Helsinki, 1942 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from
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