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Wal Early Origins



The surname Wal was first found in Baden, 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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Wal Spelling Variations


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Wal Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wall, Walle, Wal, Walls, Walles, Wals, Waal, Waall, Waals, Waalls, Whal and many more.

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Wal Early History


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Wal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wal research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1827 is included under the topic Early Wal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wal Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wal 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:

Wal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter VanDer Wal, who arrived in Iowa in 1857

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wal (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wal (post 1700)



  • John H. Vander Wal, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1960-75

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Wal Family Crest Products


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Wal Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Wal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wal 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 2 February 2016 at 09:39.

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