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Zech Early Origins



The surname Zech was first found in Silesia, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later be associated with noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Zech Spelling Variations


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Zech Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zech, Zeche, Zechen, Zeck, Zecke, Zoch, Zoche, Zechau and many more.

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Zech Early History


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Zech Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zech research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1440, 1509, 1649, 1716, 1719, 1729, 1745, 1773, 1789, 1793, and 1850 are included under the topic Early Zech History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zech Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zech Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zech 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:

Zech Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Zech, who setted in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Jacob Zech, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Jacob Zech, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Phillipus Zech, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753

Zech Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Zech, who setted in Texas in 1845 at the age of 24
  • Conrad Zech, who landed in Texas in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Conrad Zech, who settled in Texas in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zech (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zech (post 1700)



  • Rosel Zech (b. 1942), German-born actor in theater and film
  • Walther Zech (b. 1918), prominent German publisher, editor of the Duesseldorfer Zeitschriftenverlag, managing director of the Mainzer Verlaganstalt. He received numerous awards: Officer, Order of Merit (France) and the Ring of Honour (Mainz)

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  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)

Other References

  1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. 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 Zech Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zech 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 4 June 2013 at 21:37.

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