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Waycaster History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished surname Waycaster is German in origin. It literally means "roll-eater," and was probably first bestowed as a derisive nickname on a baker.

Early Origins of the Waycaster family


The surname Waycaster was first found in the South German regions of Bavaria and Swabia, where the name is thought to have emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Wecko von Blazheim, who was recorded in 1288.

Early History of the Waycaster family


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Waycaster Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Weckesser, Waycaster and others.

Early Notables of the Waycaster family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Waycaster family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Michael Weckesser, who settled in Philadelphia in 1747; as did Johann Anderas Weckesser in 1749; Marie Weckesser, who emigrated from Saxony to America in 1854.

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