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Zech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Zech family


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.

Early History of the Zech family


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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.

Zech Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Zech family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Zech family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zech Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Zech, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Jacob Zech, who settled 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 settled 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

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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Citations


  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)

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