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The family name Leick is thought to have arisen as a short-form of the old Germanic personal names Leikert or Leickart.

Leick Early Origins



The surname Leick was first found in Rhineland, Bavaria and into Austria. Early records show an Andreas Leikart in Pilsen (present day Czech Republic) in 1418.

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Leick Spelling Variations


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Leick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leick, Leiker and others.

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Leick Early History


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Leick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leick research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1670 and 1748 are included under the topic Early Leick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leick 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:

Leick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Leick, who landed in New York, NY in 1709
  • Hanss Leick, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Johannes Leick, who landed in New York, NY in 1710

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leick (post 1700)



  • Heidi Hudson Leick (b. 1969), American actress, best known for her role as villainess Callisto in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Alfred Leick, American Professor at the University of Maine

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Leick Family Crest Products


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Leick Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Leick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leick 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 10 October 2013 at 08:38.

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