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Hellwig Early Origins



The surname Hellwig was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Hellwig Spelling Variations


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Hellwig Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Helvig, Helwig, Hellwig, Hellvig and others.

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Hellwig Early History


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Hellwig Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hellwig research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1744, 1807, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Hellwig History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hellwig Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hellwig Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hellwig Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hellwig Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Hellwig, who landed in America in 1780
  • Gideon Hellwig, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1799

Hellwig Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinr Hellwig, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Luder Hellwig, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Peter Hellwig, who landed in America in 1832

Hellwig Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Valentine Hellwig, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"
  • Johann Carl Adolph Hellwig, aged 32, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hellwig (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hellwig (post 1700)



  • Helen Hellwig (1874-1960), American tennis champion who won the US Open in 1894
  • James Brian Hellwig (1959-2014), American professional wrestler who wrestled under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior, he died three days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame
  • Johann Christian Ludwig Hellwig (1743-1831), German entomologist
  • Marcus Hellwig (b. 1965), German journalist
  • Maria Hellwig (1920-2010), German yodeler
  • Christian Hellwig, German economic theorist and macroeconomist, editor of the Journal of Economic Theory
  • Fritz Hellwig (b. 1912), German CDU politician and European Commissioner
  • Monika Hellwig (1929-2005), German-born British academic, author, educator, President/Executive Director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (1996-2005)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. 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).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Hellwig Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hellwig 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 9 April 2014 at 10:12.

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