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Heckstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Heckstein family


The surname Heckstein 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.

Early History of the Heckstein family


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Heckstein Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Hacksteen, Hackstein, Hackenstein, Hagenstein, Haksteen, Heckstein, Heckstein and many more.

Early Notables of the Heckstein family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Heckstein family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Augustin Hagenstein, who came to North America in 1781; Maria Haksteen, who came to Baltimore in 1847; Johann Jacob Emilia Haksteen, who settled in 1848.

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