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Multiple Origins for the Surname Locher


German


Locher Early Origins



The surname Locher was first found in Austria, where the name Loken 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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Locher Spelling Variations


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Locher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loken, Lokum, Lochin, Lochen, Lokin, Locher, Loch and others.

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Locher Early History


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Locher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Locher research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Locher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Locher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Locher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Locher 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:

Locher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friederich Locher, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1766
  • Henrich Locher, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766

Locher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nicholas Locher, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Joseph Locher, who landed in Valdivia, Chile in 1850
  • John Locher who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1856
  • William Locher landed in Philadelphia in 1858
  • Edward Locher, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Locher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Locher (post 1700)




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Locher Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Locher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Locher 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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