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The Nitche surname comes from a popular Silesian short form of the personal name Nikolaus.
The surname Nitche was first found in Bohemia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Neitsche, Nietzsche, Nietsche, Nitsche, Nitche and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nitche research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1634, 1851, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Nitche History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Nitche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna M. Nitsche, who came to New York, NY in 1749; Christian Nitsche, who arrived in America in 1804; Christ Nitscher, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1804.
The Nitche Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nitche 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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