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The roots of the distinguished surname Jeske 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 Jeske."

Jeske Early Origins



The surname Jeske was first found in East Germany, particularly Saxony and Silesia, where the diminutive "Jeske" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jeske was first used as a surname in this region.

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Jeske Spelling Variations


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Jeske 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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Jeske Early History


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Jeske Early History



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

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Jeske Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jeske Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jeske 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:

Jeske Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Jeske, aged 15, arrived in New York, NY in 1849

Jeske Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Jeske, aged 9, landed in New York, NY in 1901
  • Edward Jeske, aged 4, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Justina Jeske, aged 19, landed in America in 1901
  • Magdalena Jeske, aged 7, arrived in New York, NY in 1901
  • Maria Jeske, aged 16, landed in New York, NY in 1901
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jeske Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ferdinand Jeske, aged 18, landed in Quebec in 1868

Jeske Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Immanuel Jeske, aged 17, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Karl Jeske, aged 52, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Katharina Jeske, aged 25, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Louise Jeske, aged 46, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Lydia Jeske, aged 19, landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jeske (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jeske (post 1700)



  • George Jeske (1891-1951), American screenwriter, director and actor, best known as one of the original Keystone Kops
  • Susan Jeske, the first Ms. America and is President of Ms. America Pageant
  • Dorrene Jeske, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Ogden, Utah, 1991
  • Albert Jeske, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Marathon County 1st District, 1956
  • Ludmila Jeske (1849-1898), Polish singer and composer
  • Teodor Jeske (1854-1920), Polish intellectual, writer and historian and literature critic

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Jeske Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jeske 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 17 August 2016 at 21:54.

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