Naicker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Naicker surname is derived from the name of the Neckar river, in Wuertemberg. No doubt the first person to bear this name was someone who lived along this river.
Early Origins of the Naicker family
The surname Naicker was first found in Bavaria, where the name Naicker was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Naicker family
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Naicker Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Nichter, Nechler, Nocher, Necker, Neckler, Neckere, Neckelere, Neichtern, Niechter, Neuchenter and many more.
Early Notables of the Naicker family (pre 1700)
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In South Africa, the name Naicker is the 183rd most popular surname with an estimated 35,242 people with that name. 
Migration of the Naicker family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan Henrich Nichter, who came to Philadelphia in 1738; Michael Neckerman, who settled in Allegheny Co., PA in 1844; Andreas Nichter, who settled in New York, NY in 1850.