Lischka History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Lischka surname is thought to have derived from the Slavic word "litsch," which meant "wild;" as such, it may have originally been a nickname for a wild or unruly person. The surname many also have evolved from any of several places, such as Lisch in Holstein; or Lischau in East Prussia.

Early Origins of the Lischka family

The surname Lischka was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential name.

Early History of the Lischka family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lischka research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1701, 1736, 1740, 1749, 1760, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Lischka History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lischka Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lischer, Lisch, Lischke, Lischka, Lischeid, Lissek, Lissak, Litsch, Litscher, Litschke, Litschka, Litschko, Lischy, Liske, Lisko, Liskov, Liskow and many more.

Early Notables of the Lischka family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Lischka were Christian Liscow (1701-1760) from Mecklenburg, who was a prominent writer of satires. In 1736 he entered the service...
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United States Lischka migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lischka Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anna and Maria Lischka, who settled in New York City in 1882

Contemporary Notables of the name Lischka (post 1700) +



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