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Where did the German Weicht family come from? What is the German Weicht family crest and coat of arms? When did the Weicht family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Weicht family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Weicker, Weickert, Weickhardt, Weickhardt, Wichert, Wicher, Weichert and many more.
First found in the county of Meissen in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Early bearers of this name mentioned in ancient chronicles are Wichel von Haselstein of Saxony in 1119, Nicolaus Weycher of Freystadt in 1414, P. Wyker of Liegnitz in Silesia in 1418, A. Weicker of Liegnitz in 1453, M. Weickardt of Liegnitz in 1547, and C. Weickert of Bunzlau in Silesia in 1577.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weicht research. Another 117 words(8 lines of text) covering the years 111 and 1119 are included under the topic Early Weicht History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 45 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weicht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Weicht Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Weicht Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weicht 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.
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