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Wattenbarger Early Origins



The surname Wattenbarger was first found in Austria, where the name Wartenberg 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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Wattenbarger Spelling Variations


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Wattenbarger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wartenberg, Warttenberg, Wartenburg, Wattenberg, Wattenburg, Watenberg, Watenberg, Warttenburg, Wartennburg, Wartenburgs, Wartennberg, Wartenbergs, Wartenberrg, Wartenbergg, Wortenberg, Wortenburg, Wortenbury and many more.

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Wattenbarger Early History


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Wattenbarger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wattenbarger research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wattenbarger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wattenbarger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wattenbarger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Johann Wattenberg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753; and Charles Wartenberg, who was naturalized in Michigan in 1867.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wattenbarger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wattenbarger (post 1700)



  • Dr. James Lorenzo Wattenbarger (1922-2006), American physician, the Father of the Community College System of Florida

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Wattenbarger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wattenbarger 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 28 November 2016 at 12:19.

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