Macke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Macke family

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.

Early History of the Macke family

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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.

Early Notables of the Macke family (pre 1700)

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United States Macke migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • William Macke, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Macke (post 1700) +

  • H. Weldon Macke, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972 [2]
  • August Macke (1887-1914), German painter


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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