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Multiple Origins for the Surname Wach


German


Wach Early Origins



The surname Wach was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Wach Spelling Variations


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Wach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wach, Wachoski, Wahowicz, Wachowski, Waczkowski, Waczewski and many more.

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Wach Early History


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Wach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wach research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1450 and 1611 are included under the topic Early Wach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wach 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:

Wach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Wach, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871 [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 Wach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wach (post 1700)



  • Joachim Ernst Adolphe Felix Wach (1898-1955), German religious scholar
  • Karl Wilhelm Wach (1787-1845), also known as Carl Wilhelm or Wilhelm Wach, a German painter and professor, appointed a member of Berlin University of the Arts (1820)
  • Ryszard Wach (b. 1946), Polish modern pentathlete at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Andrzej Wach, Polish businessman, President of Polskie Koleje Panstwowe S.A. (2004-)
  • Mariusz Wach (b. 1979), Polish professional boxer and world heavyweight title challenger

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Wach Family Crest Products


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Wach Family Crest Products




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See Also


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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)

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Wach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wach 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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