Early Origins of the Werdt family
The surname Werdt was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria
is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Werdt family
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Werdt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Weert, Weerd, Weerts, Weers, Weerde, Weerden, Weerdt, Weertenstein, Weertenberg, Werdt, Wardt, Weurt, Sweerts, Waert, Wehrt and many more.
Early Notables of the Werdt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Werdt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gijsbert Cornelisz Waert, who came to New York, NY in 1639; Henrich Wert, who came to Philadelphia in 1739; Hendrich Wert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739.