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Hechma Early Origins



The surname Hechma 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 Friesland, a province historically almost independent, but joined the Union of Utrecht to escape the tyranny of Spain. In the 17th and 18th centuries the house of Nassau-Siegen were stadtholders, but in 1748 William of Nasau-Siegen became Prince William IV of Orange and all the provinces. His grandson became William I, King of the Netherlands 1815. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Hechma Early History


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Hechma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hechma research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hechma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hechma Spelling Variations


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Hechma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Haeckma, Haeckmer, Hegmer, Hechmer, Hechma and others.

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Hechma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hechma Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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