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Jelinek Early Origins



The surname Jelinek 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.

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Jelinek Spelling Variations


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Jelinek Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jelicich, Jelinski, Jelita, Jellachich, Jellauschek, Jalicich, Jaliczk,Jelicich, Jelinski, Jelita, Jellachich, Jellauschek, Jalicich, Jellinick and many more.

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Jelinek Early History


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Jelinek Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jelinek research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1792 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Jelinek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jelinek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jelinek Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jelinek 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:

Jelinek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aloisia Jelinek, who arrived in New York, NY in 1874
  • Alfons Jelinek, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893
  • Adolf Jelinek, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893
  • Josef Jelinek, who landed in New York, NY in 1894

Jelinek Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Jelinek, who settled in Nebraska in 1906
  • Marie Jelinek, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1907
  • Agnes Jelinek, who came to Galveston, TX in 1909

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jelinek (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jelinek (post 1700)



  • Ron Jelinek (b. 1945), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 78th District, 1997-
  • Frederick Jelinek (b. 1932), Czech researcher in information theory, professor at MIT and Harvard University
  • Otto John Jelinek (b. 1940), Canadian (Czechoslovakian born) former figure skater, businessman and Canadian Politician
  • Hanns Jelinek (1901-1969), Austrian composer
  • Elfriede Jelinek (b. 1946), Austria novelist and dramatist, winner of the 2004 Nobel prized for literature

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Jelinek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jelinek 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 8 December 2015 at 10:23.

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