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Wack Early Origins



The surname Wack was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Wack Spelling Variations


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Wack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wach, Wachoski, Wahowicz, Wachowski, Waczkowski, Waczewski and many more.

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Wack Early History


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Wack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wack research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1450 and 1611 are included under the topic Early Wack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wack 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 were:

Wack Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Yerick Wack, aged 23, landed in Pennsylvania in 1748

Wack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Wack, who landed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1842
  • John Wack, aged 22, arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1847
  • Henry Wack, who arrived in Texas in 1860

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Wack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wack 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 17 April 2015 at 14:40.

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