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Early Origins of the Wechsler family


The surname Wechsler was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Wechsler family


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Wechsler Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wachschlanger, Wachschlager, Wachschlangers, Wachschlangerr, Wachschlaner, Wachschlagger, Waachschlanger, Wachschllanger, Wachschlanggers, Wakslanger, Wakschlanger, Wakslinger, Waxlanger and many more.

Early Notables of the Wechsler family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wechsler family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wechsler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm Wechsler, who arrived in New York in 1850
  • Wilhelm Wechsler, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Mathew Wechsler, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Julius Wechsler, who sailed from Hamburg to New York in 1864
  • Emanuel Wechsler, who immigrated to Cincinnati in 1869

Contemporary Notables of the name Wechsler (post 1700)


  • Harry Fisher Wechsler (b. 1899), well-known American physician
  • Herbert Wechsler, American legal scholar, former director of the American Law Institute (ALI), best known for as the creator of the Model Penal Code
  • David Wechsler (1896-1981), leading American psychologist, creator of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)
  • Robert L. Wechsler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ralph V. Wechsler, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 26th District, 1909 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Wechsler (b. 1918), Austrian film director

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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