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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 came to Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Anna Margaretha Schweiger, who came to Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783
  • Georg Schweiger, who landed in Georgia in 1734-1741
  • Catharina Schweiger, who came to 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 came to New York, NY in 1847
  • Wolfgang Schweiger, who arrived in North America in 1852
  • Jacob Schweiger, who arrived in Colorado in 1877

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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
  • Christian Paul Schweiger (b. 1960), American Democrat politician, Chair of Frederick County Democratic Party, 1998-2000; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000
  • 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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Schweiger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    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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