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Loken Early Origins



The surname Loken 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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Loken Spelling Variations


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Loken Spelling Variations



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

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Loken Early History


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Loken Early History



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

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Loken Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loken Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Loken 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:

Loken Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Martin Loken, who was naturalized in Minnesota in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loken (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loken (post 1700)



  • Louis Loken, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 30th District, 1957-60

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Loken Family Crest Products


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Loken Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Loken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loken 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 19 October 2015 at 10:09.

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