Early Origins of the Molcher family
The surname Molcher was first found in 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 Molcher family
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Molcher 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 Molcher family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Molcher family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Philip Melchoir, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1732. Among the many who followed this first settler were: Nichlaus Melcher, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1736.