The Lytch surname is thought to have derived from the Slavic word "litsch," which meant "wild;" as such, it may have originally been a nickname
for a wild or unruly person. The surname many also have evolved from any of several places, such as Lisch in Holstein; or Lischau in East Prussia.
Early Origins of the Lytch family
The surname Lytch was first found in Austria
, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential name.
Early History of the Lytch family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lytch research.Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1701, 1736, 1740, 1749, 1760, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Lytch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lytch Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lischer, Lisch, Lischke, Lischka, Lischeid, Lissek, Lissak, Litsch, Litscher, Litschke, Litschka, Litschko, Lischy, Liske, Lisko, Liskov, Liskow and many more.
Early Notables of the Lytch family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Lytch were Christian Liscow (1701-1760) from Mecklenburg, who was a prominent writer of satires. In 1736 he entered the service... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lytch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lytch family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lytch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Peter Lytch, who arrived in New York, NY in 1778
- John Peter Lytch, who landed in New York, NY in 1778 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Lytch (post 1700)
- W. D. Lytch, American politician, Mayor of Laurinburg, North Carolina, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html