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

Weckessere Early Origins



The surname Weckessere 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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Weckessere Spelling Variations


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Weckessere Spelling Variations



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

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Weckessere Early History


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Weckessere Early History



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

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Weckessere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weckessere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weckessere 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Weckessere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weckessere 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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