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Moerike Early Origins



The surname Moerike was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Moerike Spelling Variations


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Moerike Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moering, Moerring, Moeringen, Moerkerk, Moerike and others.

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Moerike Early History


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Moerike Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moerike research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1729, 1873 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Moerike History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moerike Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moerike Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Moerike 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 or some of its variants were: Wilhelm Moering and Georg Moeringer, both German mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Johann Moeringer, who emigrated from Bremen to New York in 1853.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Moerike (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Moerike (post 1700)



  • Eduard Friedrich Moerike (1804-1875), German Romantic poet

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Moerike Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Moerike Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moerike 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 5 November 2013 at 14:02.

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