Shuker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Shuker family

The surname Shuker 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.

Early History of the Shuker family

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Shuker Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schuker, Schucker, Schuckher, Schuker, Shucker, Shuker, Schucher and many more.

Early Notables of the Shuker family (pre 1700)

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United States Shuker migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shuker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Betton Shuker, who settled in America in 1768
Shuker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Shuker, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1889
  • George M. Shuker, who arrived in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1896

Contemporary Notables of the name Shuker (post 1700) +

  • Lucy Shuker (b. 1980), British wheelchair tennisplayer, the highest ranking woman in the sport in Britain
  • Karl Shuker (b. 1959), British zoologist, cryptozoologist and author
  • John Shuker (b. 1942), English former professional footballer who played for Oxford United (1962-1977)
  • Gavin Shuker (b. 1981), English Labour Co-operative politician, Member of Parliament for Luton South (2010-)
  • Christopher Alan "Chris" Shuker (b. 1982), English football coach and former football midfielder
  • Abraham Shuker (1848-1909), English schoolmaster and cricketer who played first-class cricket for Derbyshire between 1874 and 1882

HMS Hood
  • Mr. Archibald Shuker (b. 1913), English Leading Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, who sailed into battle and died in the HMS Hood sinking [1]


  1. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm


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