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Where did the Dutch Lueck family come from? What is the Dutch Lueck family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lueck family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lueck family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Laack, Laeck, Laegh, van den Laack, van den Laeck, van den Laegh and many more.

First found in Holland, 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. The name was first recorded in Groningen, the most northerly province of Holland. Appingedam and Winschoten are very old towns with cattle and horse markets. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family in the province of Groninque.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lueck research. Another 268 words(19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lueck History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Lueck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lueck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Carl Lueck, who arrived in America in 1845
  • Johann Lueck, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • August Lueck, who came to New York, NY in 1860
  • Emilie Lueck, who settled in New York, NY in 1866
  • Augusta Lueck, who settled in New York, NY in 1866

Lueck Settlers in United States in the 20th Century


  • Albert Lueck, who landed in Chile in 1912

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  7. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
  10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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The Lueck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lueck 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.

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