Jeckl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Jeckl family
The surname Jeckl was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Jeckl family
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Jeckl Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Yagel, Jäckel, Jackel, Jäckl, Jäckle, Yagle, Yagl, Yegle, Yegl, Yaegl, Yaegel, Jeckl, Jeckle, Jeckel, Jagl, Jagle, Jagel, Jegel, Jegl, Jegle, Jaeckel, Jaeckl, Jaeckl, Jaegle, Jaegl and many more.
Early Notables of the Jeckl family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jeckl family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Balsher Jackle, who settled in Philadelphia in 1734; Baltzer Jackel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734; J. Baltasar Jegel, who came to Philadelphia in 1749.
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The Jeckl Motto +
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Nach gott und ehren steht mein begehren
Motto Translation: After God and desire stands my desire.