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Sweerts Early Origins



The surname Sweerts was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Sweerts Spelling Variations


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Sweerts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weert, Weerd, Weerts, Weers, Weerde, Weerden, Weerdt, Weertenstein, Weertenberg, Werdt, Wardt, Weurt, Sweerts, Waert, Wehrt and many more.

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Sweerts Early History


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Sweerts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sweerts research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1591 and 1652 are included under the topic Early Sweerts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sweerts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sweerts Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sweerts 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 or some of its variants were: Gijsbert Cornelisz Waert, who came to New York, NY in 1639; Henrich Wert, who came to Philadelphia in 1739; Hendrich Wert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Sweerts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sweerts 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 16 November 2012 at 08:20.

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