100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


The distinguished and ancient German surname Uhrick is derived from the old Germanic personal name "Ulrich," which is itself derived from the Old High German "uodal," meaning "homeland," and the Germanic "rik," meaning "king." This personal name has been popular in South Germany, Switzerland, and Austria since the Middle Ages due to the fame of St. Ulrich, the bishop of Augsburg, Bavaria, who twice led the defense of his city against Hungarian attacks in the 10th century.

 More

The surname Uhrick was first found in South Germany, where this variation of the name is thought to have emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Conrad Urrici, who was a citizen of Strasbourg in 1498. The young Uhrick family was instrumental during this formative period, playing a major role in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian culture.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Uhrig, Urich, Uhrich, Urig, Urick, Uhrick and others.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Uhrick research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1591, 1879 and 1826 are included under the topic Early Uhrick History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Uhrick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Uhrig, who emigrated from the Palatinate to Philadelphia in 1742; Barbara Urich, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1757; Joseph Uhrig, who came to Baltimore in 1835.

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Uhrick Armorial History With Coat of ArmsUhrick Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Uhrick Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageUhrick Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Uhrick Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesUhrick Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Uhrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainUhrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Uhrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugUhrick Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Uhrick Armorial History with FrameUhrick Armorial History with Frame
Uhrick Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsUhrick Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Uhrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Uhrick 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 27 June 2014 at 09:48.

Sign Up

  

100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!