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Wedemeyen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wedemeyen family

The surname Wedemeyen was first found in Hessen, where this family name became prominent in the development of this district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Wedemeyer became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Early History of the Wedemeyen family

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Wedemeyen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wedemeyer, Wedemeir, Wedemeire, Wedemayer, Wedmayer, Wedmeyer, Wademeyer, Wademeir, Wademeire, Wademayer, Wadmayer, Wadmeyer, Waedemeyer, Waedemeir, Waedemeire, Waedemayer, Waedmayer, Waedmeyer and many more.

Early Notables of the Wedemeyen family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Wedemeyen family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Dorothea Wedemeyer, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland with her child in 1832; Adolf Wedemeyer settled in Texas in 1844; Wilhelm Wedemeyer came with his wife, Christina Krueger, and their five children to Texas in 1845.

The Wedemeyen Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Honoris causa
Motto Translation: Honorary

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