Schoech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Schoech family
The surname Schoech was first found in Switzerland, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Literally translated, the word "schoche" or "schock" in its mediaeval context could mean either "hay stack" or "three score old."
Early History of the Schoech family
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Schoech Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schocken, Schoechle, Schoechlin, Schoch, Schoech, Schochen, Shocken and many more.
Early Notables of the Schoech family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schoech family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joshua Schoch, who came to Carolina in 1734; Georg Christoph Schoch arrived in Philadelphia in 1743; as did Jacob Schoch in 1750; and Anthony Schoch in 1767.
Contemporary Notables of the name Schoech (post 1700) +
- Matthew Schoech, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2012 
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