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Multiple Origins for the Surname Shook


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Shook Early Origins



The surname Shook was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Shook Spelling Variations


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Shook Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuh, Schuck, Shuh, Schuch, Shook, Schug, Schewe, Schugh, Schuhman, Schumann, Schuckman, Schuckmann, Schumaker, Schoemaker, Shoemaker, Schumacher, Schuhmacher, Shoo, Schoo and many more.

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Shook Early History


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Shook Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shook research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shook History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shook Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shook Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shook 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:

Shook Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Shook, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johannes Shook, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Christn Shook, aged 48, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Christian Shook, who arrived in America in 1739
  • Peter Henry Shook, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Shook Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Shook, who came to Ohio in 1842
  • John Shook, who came to Pennsylvania in 1871
  • Levi Shook, who arrived in West Virginia in 1884

Shook Settlers in Canada in the 16th Century

  • David Shook, who arrived in Nova Scotia sometime between 1598 and 1867

Shook Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patty Shook, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shook (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shook (post 1700)



  • Barbara Ingalls Shook (1938-2008), American heiress and philanthropist
  • Frank W. Shook, American photographer, co-founder of Caufield & Shook in 1903 in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Albert John "Al" Shook (1899-1984), American football guard who played one season with the Columbus Panhandles in 1921
  • Robert L. Shook (b. 1938), American author who specializes in business books
  • Fredric Warden Shook (1919-1992), American football player who played for the Chicago Cardinals in 1941
  • Raymond Curtis "Ray" Shook (1889-1970), American Major League Baseball player who played for the Chicago White Sox in 1916
  • Alex J. Shook (b. 1969), American Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
  • Edward M. Shook (1911-2000), American archaeologist and Mayanist scholar
  • Travis Shook (b. 1969), American jazz pianist
  • Major Alexander MacDonald Shook (1888-1966), Canadian World War I flying ace, credited with 12 aerial victories, awarded the Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross and French Croix de guerre

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Shook Historic Events


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Shook Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. James Emerson Shook (b. 1964), American Private 1st Class from Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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