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Where did the English Wente family come from? What is the English Wente family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wente family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wente family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Went, Whent, Wend, Whend, Wente, Wende, Whenty, Whendy, Wendy, Wentt and many more.
First found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when Henry Wentheld estates in that county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wente research. Another 193 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1368, 1379, 1455, 1487, 1614, 1673, 1638 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Wente History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 55 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wente Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wente Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Wente Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wente 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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