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

Weckessor Early Origins



The surname Weckessor 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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Weckessor Spelling Variations


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Weckessor Spelling Variations



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

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Weckessor Early History


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Weckessor Early History



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

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Weckessor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weckessor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weckessor 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. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. 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).
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The Weckessor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weckessor 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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