Zachman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Zachman family

The surname Zachman 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.

Early History of the Zachman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zachman research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1801, 1649, 1712, 1679 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Zachman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Zachman Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Zachman family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Zachman were Johann Michael Zächer (1649-1712), an Austrian composer, born in Vienna. He was Domkapellmeister of St. Stephen's...
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United States Zachman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zachman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Marzell Zachman, who arrived in New York, NY in 1841 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Zachman (post 1700) +

  • Howard C. Zachman, American Republican politician, Candidate for Maryland State Senate District 13-E, 1966 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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