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Weddle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Weddle 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 Weddle family


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

Early History of the Weddle family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weddle research.
Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1372, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Weddle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weddle Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Weddle family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Weddle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Weddle family to Ireland


Some of the Weddle 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 Weddle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weddle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Valentine Weddle, who arrived in Maryland in 1848 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Weddle (post 1700)


  • Eric Steven Weddle (b. 1985), American NFL football safety for the San Diego Chargers
  • James D. Weddle, American managing partner of Edward Jones Investments
  • Christopher James "Chris" Weddle (b. 1983), American bodhrán player and instructor
  • David Weddle, American two-time Hugo Award nominated television producer and writer, known for his work on Battlestar Galactica (2004), Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
  • L. Garrett Weddle, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1992 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James G. Weddle, American Republican politician, Candidate for Kentucky State Attorney General, 1983 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel Weddle, American politician, Mayor of Rockville, Maryland, 1952-54 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas Weddle (1817-1853), English mathematician who developed the Weddle surface
  • John Robson "Jack" Weddle (1905-1979), former English Portsmouth centre forward

Historic Events for the Weddle family



HMS Hood

  • Mr. William Weddle (b. 1920), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Billingham, County Durham, England, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

Suggested Readings for the name Weddle


  • Kinfolks, Weddle, Sullivan, Gable, and Roach by Elizabeth Weddle Mueting.

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See Also



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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm


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