Jesko History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The roots of the distinguished surname Jesko 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 Jesko."
Early Origins of the Jesko family
The surname Jesko was first found in East Germany, particularly Saxony and Silesia, where the diminutive "Jesko" was a common first name during the 14th century. It is likely that Jesko was first used as a surname in this region.
Early History of the Jesko family
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Jesko 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 Jesko family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jesko family
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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