Hacke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Hacke name derives from the Middle Low German word "ha-ke," Dutch "haak," which means "a hook." The name may have been a nickname for someone with some deformity in a hook shape; or perhaps an occupational name for someone who made or used hooks.

Early Origins of the Hacke family

The surname Hacke was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Hacke family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hacke research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1692, 1688, 1605, 1690, 1615, 1655, 1620 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Hacke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hacke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haack, Haak, Hack, Hacke, Hacker, Häckel, Hacken, Heck, Hecke, Heckel, Hecken and many more.

Early Notables of the Hacke family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Theodore Haak (1605-1690), a German Calvinist scholar; Abraham van den Hecken (c.1615-c.1655), a Dutch painter...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hacke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hacke migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hacke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard Hacke, who arrived in Virginia in 1652 [1]
  • George Hacke, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [1]
Hacke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Hacke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747 [1]
Hacke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Hacke, who settled in New York in 1840
  • Johann Adam Hacke, aged 20, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]
  • Walrad Moritz Hacke, who landed in America in 1847 [1]
  • Carl Hacke, who arrived in New York in 1849

Hacke migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hacke Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Elise Hacke, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Johann Hacke, who arrived in Quebec in 1850

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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