The roots of the German surname Schweickhardt can be traced back to the former duchy of Swabia, now known as Baden-Wuerttemberg, where the name first emerged. The name is derived from the
The surname Schweickhardt was first found in the foothills of the northern Swiss mountains, in the town of Konstanz, where Heinrich Swigger, the earliest recorded bearer of the name, was living in 1255.
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of this family name include: Schwickardt, Schweickert, Schweickhardt, Schweicker, Swickard, Schweickel and many more.
Notables with the surname Schweickhardt during this period were Paul Schwiech, a rector of Oppenheim in 1600; as well as the Schweickhardt family of Baden, who were ennobled when they were made barons of the Holy Roman Empire
Heinrich Wilhelm Schweickhardt (1746-1797), was a German landscape-painter, who is believed to have been of Dutch descent, and was born in Brandenburg. "He studied at The Hague under Girolamo Lapis, an Italian painter, and resided there until the end... Another 77 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schweickhardt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.