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The Nitschke surname comes from a popular Silesian short form of the personal name Nikolaus.

Nitschke Early Origins



The surname Nitschke 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.

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Nitschke Spelling Variations


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Nitschke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Neitsche, Nietzsche, Nietsche, Nitsche, Nitche and many more.

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Nitschke Early History


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Nitschke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nitschke research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1634, 1851, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Nitschke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nitschke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nitschke Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nitschke 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:

Nitschke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Nitschke, who landed in New York, NY in 1840
  • Daniel Nitschke, who arrived in New York, NY in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nitschke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nitschke (post 1700)



  • Martin Nitschke, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 23rd District, 2010
  • Elmer C. Nitschke (b. 1911), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Dodge County 2nd District, 1949-70
  • Elmer C. Nitschke (1911-1982), American member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
  • Raymond Ernest "Ray" Nitschke (1936-1998), American professional football player
  • Homesdale Carl Nitschke (1905-1982), Australian and South Australia cricketer
  • Shelley Nitschke (b. 1976), Australian female cricketer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Nitschke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nitschke 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 19 October 2015 at 10:55.

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