Kechler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kechler family

The surname Kechler was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Kechler family

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Kechler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Keck, Kecke, Keckes, Kecks, Keckee, Kecka, Keckk, Kecck, Keeck, Keckks, Keccks, Keack, Kaeck, Geck and many more.

Early Notables of the Kechler family (pre 1700)

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United States Kechler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kechler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christof Kechler, who arrived in America in 1751


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