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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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Nichter, Nechler, Nocher, Necker, Neckler, Neckere, Neckelere, Neichtern, Niechter, Neuchenter and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Naicker research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1750 is included under the topic Early Naicker History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Naicker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
The Naicker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Naicker 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.
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