The surname Micksch is likely patronymic
in origin, derived from the personal name
of the father of the original bearer. In this case, Micksch comes from a short form of Mikusch, which in turn comes from the Slavic personal name Mikolaj. The surname Micksch'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 Micksch family
The surname Micksch was first found in 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 Micksch 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 Micksch family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Micksch research.Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1656, 1660, 1721, 1690, 1761, 1707, 1717 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Micksch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Micksch 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 Micksch family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Micksch were Mihály Mikes (d. 1662), Chancellor of Transylvania (1656-1660); Count Mihály Mikes de Zabola (died 1721), a Hungarian landowner and aristocrat in Transylvania... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Micksch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Micksch family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Micksch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Michael and his wife Anna Johanna Kuhn Micksch, who were members of a Moravian church in Philadelphia in 1742
Micksch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- August Micksch immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1851
- E. Micksch in Galveston, Texas in 1853
Micksch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Wenzel Micksch was naturalized in Wisconsin in 1902