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Wedekind Early Origins



The surname Wedekind was first found in Hesse, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Wedekind Spelling Variations


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Wedekind Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wedekind, Weedkind, Weedkine and others.

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Wedekind Early History


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Wedekind Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wedekind research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1740 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Wedekind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wedekind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wedekind Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wedekind 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 were:

Wedekind Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Math Wilhelm Wedekind, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Conrad Wedekind, aged 23, landed in Texas in 1845
  • Heinrich Wedekind, who arrived in America in 1850
  • August Wedekind, who arrived in Valdivia, Chile in 1850
  • Julius Wedekind, who landed in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869-1870

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedekind (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedekind (post 1700)



  • F. W. C. Wedekind, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 1st District, 1853
  • Carl L. Wedekind Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964
  • Frank Wedekind (1864-1918), German dramatist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Wedekind Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wedekind 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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