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Zook Early Origins



The surname Zook 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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Zook Spelling Variations


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Zook Spelling Variations



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

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Zook Early History


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Zook Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zook 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 Zook History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zook Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zook Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Zook Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • J. Gus Zook, aged 55, who emigrated to America, in 1903
  • Jacob G. Zook, aged 57, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Charles A. B. Zook, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Amanda Zook, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Isaak Zook, aged 21, who landed in America from Grahamstonn, S. Africa, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zook (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zook (post 1700)



  • George Frederick Zook (1885-1951), American educator, President of the University of Akron (1925 to 1933), U.S. Commissioner of Education (1933)
  • Roscoe Harold Zook (1889-1949), American architect
  • Ron Zook (b. 1954), American college football coach and former player
  • Samuel Kosciuszko Zook (1821-1863), Union general during the American Civil War killed in action during the Battle of Gettysburg
  • W. O. Zook, American Republican politician, Chair of Caldwell County Republican Party, 1949
  • J. Gust Zook, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904
  • Harold Zook, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1960
  • Donna M. Zook, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Montana State House of Representatives 20th District, 2010
  • DeWitt W. Zook, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Zook Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zook 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 18 September 2016 at 08:13.

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