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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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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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