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Zielke Early Origins



The surname Zielke was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Zielke Spelling Variations


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Zielke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zyll, Zyl, Zeil, Ziel, Zyller, Zyllmann, Zillmann, Zylhoffer and many more.

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Zielke Early History


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Zielke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zielke research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1630, 1589, 1661, 1607 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Zielke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zielke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zielke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zielke 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 or some of its variants were: Klaus Zeil, who left Stuttgart, Germany for America in 1817; George Zeil, who came to Philadelphia in 1817; Andy Zeil, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1889.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zielke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zielke (post 1700)



  • Patrick Zielke, American mayor of La Crosse, Wisconsin from 1975 until his retirement in 1997
  • Roland Zielke (b. 1946), German politician for the Free Democratic Party

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Zielke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zielke 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 23 December 2014 at 16:33.

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