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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.

Weddle Early Origins



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

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Weddle Spelling Variations


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Weddle Spelling Variations



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

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Weddle Early History


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Weddle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weddle research. Another 378 words (27 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.

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Weddle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weddle Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Weddle In Ireland


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Weddle In Ireland



Some of the Weddle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Weddle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Valentine Weddle, who arrived in Maryland in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weddle (post 1700)


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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
  • James G. Weddle, American Republican politician, Candidate for Kentucky State Attorney General, 1983
  • Daniel Weddle, American politician, Mayor of Rockville, Maryland, 1952-54
  • Thomas Weddle (1817-1853), English mathematician who developed the Weddle surface
  • John Robson "Jack" Weddle (1905-1979), former English Portsmouth centre forward

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Weddle Historic Events


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Weddle Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. William Weddle (b. 1920), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Billingham, County Durham, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Weddle


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Suggested Readings for the name Weddle



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

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Weddle Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Weddle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weddle 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 19 January 2016 at 09:45.

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