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Chwalek Early Origins



The surname Chwalek was first found in Bavaria, where the name Schwaller was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Chwalek Spelling Variations


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Chwalek Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schwaller, Schweller, Schwaler, Schweler, Edle von Schweller, von Schwaler, Chwaler, Chweller and many more.

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Chwalek Early History


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Chwalek Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chwalek research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Chwalek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chwalek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chwalek Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Schweller, who came to Pennsylvania in 1752; Jacob Schweller, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Hanss Jacob Schweller, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chwalek (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chwalek (post 1700)



  • Fayleen Anne Chwalek, American model, Miss New Hampshire 1989
  • Roman Chwalek, German recipient of the Order of Karl Marx and the Banner of Labor in 1968

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Chwalek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chwalek 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 July 2014 at 07:47.

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