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Locken Early Origins



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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Locken Spelling Variations


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Locken Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lackner, Lachner, Lackener, Lachenai, Lacken and others.

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Locken Early History


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Locken Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Locken research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Locken History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Locken Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Locken Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Locken 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Locken (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Locken (post 1700)



  • Thomas Locken, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1928
  • Magnus Locken, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 55th District, 1947-50
  • Ed Locken, American Republican politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1951-56

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Locken Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Locken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Locken 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 April 2016 at 12:40.

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