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Heckler Early Origins



The surname Heckler 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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Heckler Spelling Variations


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Heckler Spelling Variations



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

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Heckler Early History


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Heckler Early History



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

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Heckler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heckler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heckler 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:

Heckler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Heckler, who landed in Mississippi in 1848
  • Jakob Heckler, who arrived in Brazil in 1848
  • John Heckler, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Nikolaus Heckler, who arrived in Brazil in 1859
  • Peter Heckler, who landed in Brazil in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heckler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heckler (post 1700)



  • Mark A. Heckler, American academic administrator, 18th President of Valparaiso University (2008-)
  • Margaret Heckler (b. 1931), American politician, 19th United States Ambassador to Ireland (1986-1989)
  • David Heckler (b. 1947), American politician, Bucks County District Attorney (2010-), Member of the Pennsylvania Senate (1993-1997)
  • Edmund Heckler (1906-1960), German weapons manufacturer and businessman, co-founder of Heckler & Koch GmbH, a German defense manufacturing company in 1948

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Heckler Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Heckler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heckler 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 18 February 2016 at 08:20.

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