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The Necker 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.

Necker Early Origins



The surname Necker was first found in Bavaria, where the name Necker 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.

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Necker Spelling Variations


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Necker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nichter, Nechler, Nocher, Necker, Neckler, Neckere, Neckelere, Neichtern, Niechter, Neuchenter and many more.

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Necker Early History


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Necker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Necker research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1750 is included under the topic Early Necker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Necker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Necker Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Necker 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:

Necker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Necker, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Marie Necker, who setted in New Orleans in 1855
  • Joachim Necker, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Necker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Necker (post 1700)



  • Hanns-Horst von Necker (1903-1979), highly decorated Generalmajor in the Luftwaffe during World War II
  • Albertine Adrienne Necker (1766-1841), Swiss writer and educationalist
  • Louis Albert Necker (1786-1861), Swiss crystallographer
  • Jacques Necker (1732-1804), French (Swiss born) statesman, who was a finance minister of King Louis XVI

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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The Necker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Necker 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 4 January 2014 at 19:49.

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