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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 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weddle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weddle (post 1700)



  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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



  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)

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. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  3. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
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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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