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Schweiger Early Origins



The surname Schweiger was first found in Bavaria, where the name 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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Schweiger Spelling Variations


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Schweiger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schwegel, Schwigel, Schweigel, Schweickel, Schweingel and many more.

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Schweiger Early History


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Schweiger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schweiger research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1870, 1875, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Schweiger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schweiger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schweiger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schweiger 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:

Schweiger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elisabetha Schweiger, who arrived in Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Anna Schweiger, who setted in Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Anna Margaretha Schweiger, who setted in Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Georg Schweiger, who landed in Georgia in 1734-1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Catharina Schweiger, who setted in Georgia in 1739
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schweiger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C'lina Schweiger, who settled in New York, NY in 1847
  • Anum Schweiger, who setted in New York, NY in 1847
  • Wolfgang Schweiger, who arrived in North America in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Schweiger, who arrived in Colorado in 1877 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schweiger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schweiger (post 1700)



  • O. J. Schweiger, American Republican politician, Chair of Dawes County Republican Party, 1940 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christian Paul Schweiger (b. 1960), American Democrat politician, Chair of Frederick County Democratic Party, 1998-2000; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Valentin Florian Schweiger (b. 1995), German child actor
  • Luna Marie Schweiger (b. 1997), German child actress
  • Emma Tiger Schweiger, German child actress
  • Tilman Valentin "Til" Schweiger (b. 1963), German actor, director, and producer
  • Martin Schweiger (b. 1904), German political leader
  • Heinrich Schweiger (1931-2009), Viennese film and stage actor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  11. ...

The Schweiger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schweiger 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 13 October 2015 at 11:38.

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