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The roots of the German surname Mielke can be traced to the northern region of Schleswig-Holstein. The name is derived from the personal name Miel, a diminutive of the name Aemilius, and means "son of Miel."

Mielke Early Origins



The surname Mielke was first found in Rostock, where the name is believed to have first emerged. The earliest known instance of the name occurred in 1292, when Milike was a resident of Rostock. The Mielke family was instrumental during the early Middle Ages as the history of Schleswig-Holstein unfolded.

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Mielke Spelling Variations


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Mielke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mielke, Milike, Miehlke, Mielck, Mileko and others.

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Mielke Early History


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Mielke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mielke research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1300, 1822, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Mielke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mielke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mielke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mielke Notables 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:

Mielke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Valeska Mielke, aged 23, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Mielke Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Mielke, aged 24, who landed in Quebec in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mielke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mielke (post 1700)



  • Gary Roger Mielke (b. 1963), American retired pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Janet Soergel Mielke, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly 47th District, 1974 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred Mielke, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Günter Mielke (1942-2010), German long-distance runner
  • Marcus Mielke (b. 1975), German medal-winning rower
  • Bejamin Mielke (b. 1981), German bobsledder
  • Otto Mielke (1906-1958), well-known German writer

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Citations


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Citations



  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 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Mielke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mielke 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 20 August 2017 at 18:10.

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