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The surname Tschech can be traced back to the former German kingdom of Bohemia, now part of the Czech Republi c. The name simply means "Czech," and was used to distinguish natives of Bohemia from other ethnic groups.

Tschech Early Origins



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.

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Tschech Spelling Variations


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Tschech Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Czech, Tschech, Tscache, Echt, Cseh, Czechowicz and many more.

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Tschech Early History


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Tschech Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tschech research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1372, 1454, 1781 and 1843 are included under the topic Early Tschech History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tschech Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tschech Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tschech 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tschech (post 1700)


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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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Tschech Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. 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).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Tschech Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tschech Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 July 2014 at 13:56.

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