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Weddell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Weddell comes from the place named Wedale, in the parish of Stow, near Edinburgh. As such it is a habitation name, a category of surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Weddell family


The surname Weddell was first found in Midlothian, where they had held territories at Wedale in the parish of Stow from ancient times.

Early History of the Weddell family


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Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1372, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Weddell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weddell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Waddel, Waddell, Waddle, Weddel, Weddell, Weddle and many more.

Early Notables of the Weddell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Weddell family to Ireland


Some of the Weddell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 51 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Weddell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weddell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Austin Weddell, who arrived in Georgia in 1735 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Weddell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Archibald Weddell, who landed in America in 1807 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Weddell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alex. Weddell, aged 26, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Anglia" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Weddell (post 1700)


  • Alexander W. Weddell (1876-1948), American diplomat; ambassador to Argentina and Spain
  • Alan Weddell, American college football coach
  • Monty Ousley Weddell, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 104th District, 1996, 1998, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alexander Wilbourne Weddell (1876-1948), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1933-38; Spain, 1939-42 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Weddell (1787-1834), English navigator and Antarctic explorer; eponym of Weddell Sea, Weddell Island, Weddell Glacier, and Weddell seal
  • Hugh Algernon Weddell (1819-1877), English botanist

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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