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The Schicker 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.

Schicker Early Origins



The surname Schicker 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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Schicker Spelling Variations


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Schicker Spelling Variations



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

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Schicker Early History


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Schicker Early History



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

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Schicker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schicker Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Schicker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Amalie Schicker, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schicker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schicker (post 1700)



  • E. A. Schicker, American politician, Mayor of Texarkana, Arkansas, 1886-90
  • Maria Schicker, German Primetime Emmy Award nominated costume designer, known for her work in Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997) and Extreme Ops (2002)
  • Stefan Schicker, former German cross country skier who won a bronze medal at the 1982 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
  • Andreas Schicker (b. 1986), Austrian footballer who plays for SV Horn (2014-)
  • René Schicker (b. 1984), Austrian footballer who plays for Admira Wacker in the Austrian Bundesliga, Member of the Austria U-19 National Team (2002-2004)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Schicker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schicker 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 9 February 2016 at 08:58.

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