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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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Zach Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    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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