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The roots of the distinguished surname Jesskes 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 Jesskes."

Jesskes Early Origins



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

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Jesskes Spelling Variations


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Jesskes 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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Jesskes Early History


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Jesskes Early History



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

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Jesskes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jesskes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jesskes 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. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Jesskes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jesskes 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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