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

Weckessur Early Origins



The surname Weckessur 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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Weckessur Spelling Variations


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Weckessur Spelling Variations



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

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Weckessur Early History


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Weckessur Early History



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

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Weckessur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weckessur Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weckessur 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Weckessur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weckessur 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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