Saxony. The name is a Slavic-German short form of the personal name Johannes, and means "son of Jesche."
Early Origins of the Jesche family
Germany, particularly Saxony and Silesia, where the diminutive "Jesche" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jesche was first used as a surname in this region.
Early History of the Jesche family
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Jesche Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jeschke, Jeske, Jesske, Jesskes, Jesko, Jescho, Jess, Jesse, Jesek, Jaschke, Jesche, Jäsche, Jaschek, Jasche and many more.
Early Notables of the Jesche family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jesche family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juliana Jaschke, who settled in Georgia in 1736; Jakob Jeske, a Hessian mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Rudolph Jaschke, who immigrated to Galveston, Texas in 1850.
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