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Schmeckerl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Schmeckerl surname is derived from the Upper German word "Schmecke," meaning "taste" or "flavor." As such, the name is thought to have come from a nickname for a gourmet.

Early Origins of the Schmeckerl family


The surname Schmeckerl was first found in Hessen, where a Conrad Smecke was on record in Grünberg in 1311. There was also early reference to a bearer of Smekker, in Iglau, a city in the Czech Republic, in 1415.

Early History of the Schmeckerl family


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Schmeckerl Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schmecke, Schmecker, Schmeckerl, Smecke and others.

Early Notables of the Schmeckerl family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Schmeckerl family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ludwig Schmecke, a Hessian soldier, on record in North America in 1776; Henrich Schmecking, a Hessian soldier, on record in North America in 1777; Jakob Schmeck, a Hessian soldier, on record in America in 1781.

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