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Mecke Early Origins



The surname Mecke was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Mecke Spelling Variations


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Mecke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mack, Mak, Makke, Make and others.

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Mecke Early History


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Mecke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mecke research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mecke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mecke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mecke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mecke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mecke In Ireland


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Mecke In Ireland



Some of the Mecke family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Mecke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Mecke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1795

Mecke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Mecke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1801
  • Gottfried Mecke, who landed in America in 1854
  • Franz Mecke, who landed in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mecke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mecke (post 1700)



  • Quintin Mecke (b. 1972), American Democrat politician, Served in the Peace Corps; Candidate for Mayor of San Francisco, California, 2007

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Mecke Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Mecke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mecke 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 4 November 2015 at 10:08.

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