The roots of the distinguished surname Jescho lie in the East German region of Saxony
. The name is a Slavic-German short form of the personal name
Johannes, and means "son of Jescho."
Early Origins of the Jescho family
The surname Jescho was first found in East Germany
, particularly Saxony
, where the diminutive "Jescho" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jescho was first used as a surname in this region.
Early History of the Jescho family
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Jescho 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 Jescho family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jescho 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.