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MacKe Early Origins



The surname MacKe was 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

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MacKe Spelling Variations


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MacKe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Macki, Mackay, Mackau, Mack, Macke, Machui, Machlen, Mache and many more.

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MacKe Early History


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MacKe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacKe research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1698, 1791, and 1822 are included under the topic Early MacKe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacKe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacKe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacKe 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:

MacKe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Agnes Macke, who arrived in America in 1834
  • Bernard Macke, who settled in America in 1837
  • John Henry Macke, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • William Macke, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacKe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacKe (post 1700)



  • H. Weldon Macke, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972
  • August Macke (1887-1914), German painter

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MacKe Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The MacKe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacKe 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 7 January 2016 at 11:46.

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