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Walcher Early Origins



The surname Walcher was first found in Austria, where the name Walcher 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. In their later history the name 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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Walcher Spelling Variations


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Walcher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walcher, Wallcher, Walcherr, Walchere, Walchers, Walchher, Walsher, Walshire, Wilsher, Walcherre, Walcheres and many more.

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Walcher Early History


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Walcher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Walcher research. Another 220 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1854 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Walcher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Walcher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Walcher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Walcher 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:

Walcher Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Walcher, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751

Walcher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hannah Walcher, who arrived in Baltimore in 1831
  • Adam Walcher, who traveled from Bremen to New York city in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Walcher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Walcher (post 1700)



  • Greg Walcher, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 2004
  • Hartwig Walcher (b. 1967), Austrian artist

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Walcher Family Crest Products


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Walcher Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. 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).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Walcher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Walcher 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 24 December 2015 at 16:39.

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