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This name is derived from Zacharias, the name of an Old Testament Prophet, as well as the father of John the Baptist in the New Testament.

Zach Early Origins



The surname Zach was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Zach became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Zach Spelling Variations


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Zach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zach, Zack, Zak, Zech, Zeck, Zek, Zaech, Zaeck and many more.

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Zach Early History


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Zach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zach research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1801, 1649 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Zach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zach 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:

Zach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Zach came with his family to Texas in 1854
  • Edward Zach came to Philadelphia in 1877
  • Rudolph Zach settled in Arkansas in 1892
  • Rudolph Zach, who arrived in Arkansas in 1892

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zach (post 1700)



  • Ingar Zach (b. 1971), Norwegian Avant-Garde jazz musician
  • Jan Zach (1699-1773), Czech violinist, organist, composer and teacher

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Zach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zach 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 2 April 2015 at 12:10.

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