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Hecker Early Origins



The surname Hecker was first found in Austria, where the family were noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. 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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Hecker Spelling Variations


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Hecker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hackher, Hackler, Hacker, Heckler, Heckher, Heikler and many more.

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Hecker Early History


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Hecker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hecker research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1528 and 1542 are included under the topic Early Hecker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hecker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hecker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hecker 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:

Hecker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Ulrich Hecker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Frans Hecker, aged 34, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Andreas Hecker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johann Egidus Hecker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Paulus Hecker, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hecker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henri Hecker, aged 36, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Henry Hecker, who landed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1850
  • Aug Friedr Hecker, who landed in America in 1854
  • Frederick Hecker, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • Heinr Hecker, who landed in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hecker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hecker (post 1700)



  • Guy L Hecker Jr. (b. 1932), American Major General
  • Johann Julius Hecker (1707-1768), German educator who established the Berlin Realschule
  • Justus Hecker (1795-1850), German medical historian
  • Ewald Hecker (1843-1909), German psychiatrist, originator of the concept of hebephrenia
  • Tim Hecker, Canadian Juno Award winning music producer and performer
  • Siegfried S Hecker Ph.D., Research Professor in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University and Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Isaac Thomas Hecker (1818-1889), Roman Catholic priest, founder of the Paulist Fathers

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Hecker Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hecker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hecker 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 3 December 2016 at 13:35.

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