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Waldsteyn Early Origins



The surname Waldsteyn was first found in Austria, where the name Waldstein 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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Waldsteyn Spelling Variations


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Waldsteyn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waldstein, Waldsttein, Waldsteins, Walldstein, Walsteines, Waldsteinn, Waldsteinne, Waldsteine, Waldstien, Walstiens, Waldestein and many more.

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Waldsteyn Early History


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Waldsteyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waldsteyn research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1628 are included under the topic Early Waldsteyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waldsteyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waldsteyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Waldsteyn 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 or some of its variants were: Bernhard Waldstein, who came to New York in 1883; and William Waldstein, who was naturalized in Dallas, Texas in 1887.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Waldsteyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waldsteyn 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 17 June 2014 at 11:46.

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