The surname Locken was first found in Austria, where the name 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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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lackner, Lachner, Lackener, Lachenai, Lacken and others.
Early Notables of the Locken family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Locken family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martin Lackner and his wife Catharina Barbara, who settled in Georgia in 1733; Nicholas Lachner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764; Georg Michael Lackner, who made his home in Pennsylvania in 1788.