Lischke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Lischke 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 Lischke family
The surname Lischke 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 Lischke family
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Lischke 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 Lischke family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Lischke were Christian Liscow (1701-1760) from Mecklenburg, who was a prominent writer of satires. In 1736 he entered the service...
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Lischke migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lischke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- F. M. M. Lischke, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1857
Contemporary Notables of the name Lischke (post 1700) +
- Frank J. Lischke, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 
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