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Welczek Early Origins



The surname Welczek was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Welczek Spelling Variations


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Welczek Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yilek, Wilk, Wielecki, Wielicki, Wielewicki, Wieliczko, Wielk, Wilczek, Welczek, Wilke and many more.

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Welczek Early History


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Welczek Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Welczek research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1755 and 1882 are included under the topic Early Welczek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Welczek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Welczek Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Welczek 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: A. Wilke, who came to Texas in 1858; Joh. Yilek, who arrived in Baltimore in 1892; Maria Yilek, who settled in New York, NY in 1893; Amelia Wilke, who settled in Montana in 1910.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. 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).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Welczek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Welczek 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 30 January 2013 at 16:38.

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