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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."

Jescho Early Origins



The surname Jescho was first found in East Germany, particularly Saxony and Silesia, 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.

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Jescho Spelling Variations


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Jescho 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.

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Jescho Early History


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Jescho Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jescho research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1761, 1828 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Jescho History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jescho Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jescho Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jescho 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 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Jescho Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jescho 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 30 January 2013 at 09:58.

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