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The roots of the distinguished German surname Hohlweckir lie in the province of Westphalia. The name is derived from the Old High German words "hal," meaning "hollow," and "weg," meaning "way." Thus, the name was most likely originally borne either by someone who lived near a ravine or a narrow pass or by someone who worked as a road mender, filling in hollows in public pathways.

Early Origins of the Hohlweckir family


The surname Hohlweckir was first found in Westphalia, where it is believed that the name first emerged as a surname. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Giselbert Holewecke, who was living in Cologne in 1159. Due to the occupational and habitational origins of the name, it is likely that several original bearers emerged independently in various regions of Germany during the early Middle Ages, creating many branches of the Hohlweckir family.

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Early History of the Hohlweckir family

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Early History of the Hohlweckir family


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Hohlweckir Spelling Variations

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Hohlweckir Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Holweger, Holweg, Hollweg, Hohlweg, Hollweger, Hohlweger, Hohlwecker, Hohlweck, Holwegk, Holenweger, Hohlenweger, Hollenweger, Holweck, Hohlwecker and many more.

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Early Notables of the Hohlweckir family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Hohlweckir family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hohlweckir family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Hohlweckir family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Holweck, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1763; George Hohlweg, who applied for naturalization in Missouri in 1844; Diedr Holweg, who traveled from Bremen to New York in 1850.

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