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The Schickel surname is derived from the Middle High German word "schick" meaning "proper, fitting, skillfull." It was most likely originally a nickname for a proper and courteous person, which then became a surname in the era that surnames first began to be used.

Schickel Early Origins



The surname Schickel was first found in the Rhine valley. Early records include Albrecht Schiko, a citizen of Koeln (Cologne) in the year 1150, as well as Herman Schicke, who was a knight near Frankfurt in 1244.

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Schickel Spelling Variations


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Schickel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schick, Schicke, Schicker, Schickel and others.

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Schickel Early History


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Schickel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schickel research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1369, 1582, 1698, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Schickel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schickel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schickel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schickel 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:

Schickel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Michael Schickel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Schickel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jak, IV Schickel, who landed in America in 1853
  • Andr Schickel, who landed in America in 1853
  • Carl Schickel, aged 30, arrived in New York, NY in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schickel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schickel (post 1700)



  • Alfred Schickel (1933-2015), German revisionist historian, former Scientific Director of the Zeitgeschichtliche Forschungsstelle Ingolstadt

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Schickel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schickel 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 11 December 2015 at 11:16.

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