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The surname Wedell 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.

Wedell Early Origins



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

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Wedell Spelling Variations


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Wedell Spelling Variations



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

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Wedell Early History


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Wedell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wedell research. Another 378 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1372, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Wedell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wedell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wedell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Wedell In Ireland


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Wedell In Ireland



Some of the Wedell 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:

Wedell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • David Wedell, aged 44, arrived in New York, NY in 1874
  • Helene Wedell, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1874
  • Juliane Wedell, aged 15, landed in New York, NY in 1874

Wedell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Wedell, aged 28, landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Eliza Wedell, aged 3, landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Maryann Wedell, aged 5, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834
  • Mathew Wedell, aged 30, landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wedell (post 1700)



  • Hugo T. Wedell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1932

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Wedell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    3. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Wedell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wedell 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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