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Weddel Surname History



The surname Weddel comes from the place named Wedale, in the parish of Stow, near Edinburgh. As such it is a habitation name, a category of surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.


Early Origins of the Weddel family


The surname Weddel was first found in Midlothian, where they had held territories at Wedale in the parish of Stow from ancient times.

Early History of the Weddel family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weddel research.
Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1296, 1296, 1327, 1372, 1600, 1583, 1642, 1617, 1621 and are included under the topic Early Weddel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weddel Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Waddel, Waddell, Waddle, Weddel, Weddell, Weddle and many more.

Early Notables of the Weddel family (pre 1700)


Notable among the family at this time was John Weddell (1583-1642), sea-captain who in 1617 was master's mate of the East India Company's ship Dragon. "In April 1621 he sailed from England as captain of the Jonas, with three other...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weddel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Weddel family to Ireland


Some of the Weddel family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 51 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Weddel family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weddel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Adam Weddel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729 [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)

Weddel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Weddel, aged 64, who arrived in New York in 1812 [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)

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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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