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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
  • Mathew Wechsler, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858
  • 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)



  • Robert L. Wechsler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960
  • Ralph V. Wechsler, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 26th District, 1909
  • 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)
  • 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



    Other References

    1. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    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 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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