Origins Available: German, Scottish
patronymic in origin, derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this case, Mickan comes from a short form of Mikusch, which in turn comes from the Slavic personal name Mikolaj. The surname Mickan's association with western Germany and the lands that were once Silesia and Lusatia, now part of Poland, explains it Slavic origin.
Early Origins of the Mickan family
Silesia, Lusatia, and Saxony, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Early mentions of the name Mickan in records include Mikusch in Breslau in 1346, Mikusch Schoppe in Niess in 1414, and Niclas Mickisch in Görlitz in 1490.
Early History of the Mickan family
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Mickan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Micksch, Micka, Micke, Mick, Mix, Mickusch, Mickan, Mickat, Mika, Mikulas, Mukula, Mikes, Mikulasek, Micka, Miska, Misek and many more.
Early Notables of the Mickan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mickan family to the New World and Oceana
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Mickan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Mickan (post 1700)
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