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The German surname Jahncke is derived from the popular first name "Johann," and simply means "son of Johann."

Jahncke Early Origins



The surname Jahncke was first found in Plauen, in the eastern part of Saxony, where Johannes Jahn, the first recorded bearer of the name, was living in 1475.

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Jahncke Spelling Variations


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Jahncke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Janke, Jahnke, Jancke, Jahncke, Jahn, Jahnicke, Janisch, Jahnich and many more.

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Jahncke Early History


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Jahncke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jahncke research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1475, 1591, 1609, 1641, 1663, 1724, 1763, 1778, and 1852 are included under the topic Early Jahncke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jahncke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jahncke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Jahncke at this time were Sigismund Janke (1609-1663), a theologian and poet, Johann Gottfried Janke (1724-1763), an artist, Frederick Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), a physical educationist known...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jahncke 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:

Jahncke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Jahncke, aged 25, arrived in America in 1839
  • Johann Jahncke, who landed in New York, NY in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jahncke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jahncke (post 1700)



  • Ernest Lee Jahncke (1877-1960), American Republican politician, Engineer; president, Jahncke Dry Docks, New Orleans; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1932, 1936 (alternate)
  • Barton Jahncke (1939-1968), American gold medalist sailor at the 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Ernest Lee Jahncke (1877-1960), United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1929 to 1933

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Jahncke Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Jahncke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jahncke 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 7 October 2015 at 13:54.

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