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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. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. 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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