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Kurck Early Origins



The surname Kurck was first found in Austria, where the name Gurck 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. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Kurck Spelling Variations


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Kurck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gurck, Gurk, Curk, Kirk, Kurk, Kurck, Curck, Görck, Gorcken, Gorcher, Gerck and many more.

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Kurck Early History


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Kurck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kurck research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 186 and 1869 are included under the topic Early Kurck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kurck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kurck Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kurck 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:

Kurck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Gerh Kurck, who landed in America in 1834
  • Adam Kurck, who was naturalized in New York in 1836
  • Agatta Kurck, who arrived in Baltimore in 1893

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Kurck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kurck 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 4 March 2014 at 14:24.

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