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

Weckessare Early Origins



The surname Weckessare 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.

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Weckessare Spelling Variations


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Weckessare Spelling Variations



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

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Weckessare Early History


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Weckessare Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weckessare research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1288, 1383, 1821 and 1899 are included under the topic Early Weckessare History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weckessare Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weckessare Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weckessare 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 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Weckessare Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weckessare 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 10 October 2014 at 09:39.

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