The distinguished and ancient German surname Ulich 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 Germany
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.
Early Origins of the Ulich family
The surname Ulich was first found in East Germany
, where this variation of the name is thought to have emerged. The first known bearer of the surname was Ulich, who lived in Czeschau, Brandenburg in 1381. The Ulich family established itself in this region during the Middle Ages and quickly grew prominent, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of mediaeval East German society.
Early History of the Ulich family
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Ulich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Uhlig, Uhlich, Uhlik, Uhlick, Ulig, Ulich, Ulick and many more.
Early Notables of the Ulich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ulich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ulich Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johann Caspar Ulich, who immigrated to Georgia in 1733
Ulich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Friedrich August Ulich, a Saxon Lutheran who settled in Missouri in 1839