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Neck Early Origins



The surname Neck was first found in Holland, 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. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Neck Spelling Variations


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Neck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Neck, Necker, Necke, Neckes, Necks, Neckers, Neckk, Neckks, de Neck and many more.

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Neck Early History


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Neck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neck research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1653 is included under the topic Early Neck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neck Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neck 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:

Neck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Danell Neck who settled in Virginia in 1664
  • Danll Neck, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Neck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Neck, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Michael Neck, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neck (post 1700)



  • R. E. Neck, American politician, Mayor of Palatka, Florida, 1928

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Neck Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Neck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neck 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 10 February 2016 at 14:05.

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