Tschech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Tschech can be traced back to the former German kingdom of Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republic. The name simply means "Czech," and was used to distinguish natives of Bohemia from other ethnic groups.
Early Origins of the Tschech family
The surname Tschech was first found in Bohemia, where the ethnic group to which the name referred originated. The name was first recorded in 1372 in Liegnitz, where a man using the variation Tscheche was living.
Early History of the Tschech family
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Tschech Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Czech, Tschech, Tscache, Echt, Cseh, Czechowicz and many more.
Early Notables of the Tschech family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tschech family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Echt, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1754; Anna Czech and Peter Czech, who both came to New York in 1867; Wilhelm Echt, who arrived in Chicago in 1872.
Contemporary Notables of the name Tschech (post 1700)
- Ernst Tschech (b. 1909), German engineer and professor
- Will Tschech (b. 1891), well-known painter
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