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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  8. 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).
  9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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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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