Schweigert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Schweigert family

The surname Schweigert 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.

Early History of the Schweigert family

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Schweigert Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Schweigert family (pre 1700)

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Schweigert Ranking

In the United States, the name Schweigert is the 14,486th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Schweigert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schweigert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christian Schweigert, who settled in Georgia in 1734
  • Geo Conrad Schweigert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [2]
  • Jacob Schweigert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [2]
  • Samuel Schweigert, who arrived in America in 1751 [2]
  • Johann Peter Schweigert, who landed in America in 1783 [2]
Schweigert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Georg Adam Schweigert, aged 25, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 [2]
  • Heinrich Schweigert, who landed in America in 1854 [2]
  • Eva Rosina Schweigert, who arrived in America in 1854 [2]

Canada Schweigert migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schweigert Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Christian Schweigert, aged 42, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Emilia Schweigert, aged 4, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Emmanuel Schweigert, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Ida Schweigert, aged 10, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Jacob Schweigert, aged 2, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Schweigert (post 1700) +

  • Thomas F. Schweigert (1917-2001), American Republican politician, Member of the Michigan Senate (1961-1970) [3]
  • Kyle Frederick "Bubba" Schweigert (b. 1962), American head football coach at the University of North Dakota
  • Stuart Schweigert (b. 1981), former American football safety who played from 2004 to 2012
  • Thomas F. Schweigert (1917-2001), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State Senate, 1961-70 [4]
  • Mrs. Thomas Schweigert, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1960 [4]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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