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Wechsler Early Origins



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.

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Wechsler Spelling Variations


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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.

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Wechsler Early History


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Wechsler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wechsler research. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1711 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Wechsler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wechsler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wechsler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wechsler 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wechsler (post 1700)


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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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Wechsler Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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The Wechsler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wechsler 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 19 January 2016 at 09:45.

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