Wierick Surname History

The surname Wierick is of German origin, and is derived from a nickname meaning "priest spreading incense." Etymologists believe that the name Wierick may also be derived from the personal names Wirich, Wigerich, and Wigirich, indicating descent.

Early Origins of the Wierick family

The surname Wierick was first found in Saarburg, where Wiricus Vogelhunt was mentioned in records dating from 1229. His name was likely passed down through his descendants as the surname Wierick.

Early History of the Wierick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wierick research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1469, 1515, 1573, 1601, 1603, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Wierick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wierick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyrick, Wyrich, Weihrich, Wierich, Wierig, Wierick, Weyrich and many more.

Early Notables of the Wierick family (pre 1700)

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wierick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wierick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wierick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hans Wierick, who arrived in Texas in 1854 [1]


  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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