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Planck Early Origins



The surname Planck was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed.The family name was first referenced in the year 1288 when Maud Plank held estates in that shire.

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Planck Spelling Variations


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Planck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plank, Planke, Planck, Planche, Planch, Planque, de Planque and many more.

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Planck Early History


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Planck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Planck research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Planck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Planck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Planck Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Planck 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:

Planck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jacob Albertzen Planck, who arrived in New York City in 1634
  • Jacob Albertzen Planck, who arrived in New York in 1634

Planck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Planck, who arrived in New York in 1709-1710
  • Ludwig Henrich Planck, aged 6, landed in New York in 1710
  • Maria Margaret Planck, aged 32, arrived in New York in 1710
  • Johanna Eliz Planck, aged 14, landed in New York in 1710
  • Johanna Elizabeth Planck, Johannes Planck and Maria Margaret Planck arrived in New York City in 1710

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Contemporary Notables of the name Planck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Planck (post 1700)



  • Edgar Allan Planck (b. 1868), American Republican politician, Physician; Member of Michigan State Senate 7th District, 1915-18; Defeated, 1912; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916
  • Gottlieb Jakob Planck (1751-1833), German Protestant divine and historian
  • Karl Christian Planck (1819-1880), German philosopher
  • Erwin Planck (1893-1945), German politician, and a resistance fighter in the Third Reich
  • Gottlieb Planck (1824-1910), prominent jurist and co-author of the Civil Law Book, while one of his sons was executed during the Second World War on suspicion of having taken part in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler
  • Max Ernst Planck (1858-1947), prominent German physicist, who made immense contributions to the advancement of his field. His "Law of Radiation" (1901) and other accomplishments provided the foundations of modern quantum theory. He received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1918 and became President of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Berlin in 1930

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Planck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Planck 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 13 October 2015 at 10:57.

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