Early Origins of the Melchers family
Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. Melchior was the name of one of the biblical three Wise Men or Kings (Kaspar, Melchior and Balthasar,) and means literally in Hebrew "King of Light." In the 15th century it became very popular as a first name. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made the territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Melchers family
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Melchers Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Melchior, Melcher, Melchers, Melchert, Melckor, Melchor, Melkior, Melckior, Melcore, Melcior, Malcher (Silesia), Melchart, Melchior and many more.
Early Notables of the Melchers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Melchers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Melchers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Melchers (post 1700)
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