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The name Weeden arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Weeden family lived in Buckinghamshire, on Whielden Lane, Amersham. Today Weedon is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district to the north of Aylesbury and south of Hardwick in Buckinghamshire.

Weeden Early Origins



The surname Weeden was first found in Northamptonshire where they held a family seat at two villages called Weedon Beck and Weedon Lois. They held these lands from the Count of Mortain, and were conjecturally descended from Hugh of Grand Mesnil in Normandy. The poet, Dame Edith Sitwell, is buried in the village.

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Weeden Spelling Variations


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Weeden Spelling Variations



Anglo-Norman names tend to be marked by an enormous number of spelling variations. This is largely due to the fact that Old and Middle English lacked any spelling rules when Norman French was introduced in the 11th century. The languages of the English courts at that time were French and Latin. These various languages mixed quite freely in the evolving social milieu. The final element of this mix is that medieval scribes spelled words according to their sounds rather than any definite rules, so a name was often spelled in as many different ways as the number of documents it appeared in. The name was spelled Weedon, Weeden, Weeton, Weton, Wedon and others.

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Weeden Early History


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Weeden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weeden research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weeden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weeden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weeden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weeden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Because of the political and religious discontent in England, families began to migrate abroad in enormous numbers. Faced with persecution and starvation at home, the open frontiers and generally less oppressive social environment of the New World seemed tantalizing indeed to many English people. The trip was difficult, and not all made it unscathed, but many of those who did get to Canada and the United States made important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers with Weeden name or one of its variants:

Weeden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Weeden, aged 22, who landed in New England in 1635 [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)
  • Samuel Weeden, who landed in New England in 1644 [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)
  • William Weeden, who landed in New England in 1644 [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)

Weeden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Tho Weeden, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1702 [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)
  • John Weeden, who arrived in Virginia in 1705 [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)
  • Henry Weeden, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [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)

Weeden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chas. Weeden, aged 31, arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "New York" from Southampton, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61T-GZV : 6 December 2014), Chas. Weeden, 08 Dec 1894; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Henry M. Weeden, aged 59, arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Aurania (1883)" from Liverpool & Queenstown [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMC-3NL : 6 December 2014), Henry M. Weeden, 06 Aug 1894; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lebe Weeden, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Dresden" from Bremen, Germany [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXS1-7WT : 6 December 2014), Lebe Weeden, 18 Sep 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Dresden, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Weeden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • H. G. Weeden, aged 47, originally from Arniedale, arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Minnekahda" from Brest, France [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q6-Q2N : 6 December 2014), H. G. Weeden, 31 Jan 1919; citing departure port Brest, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Minnekahda, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Herbert Weeden, aged 49, arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Minnekahda" from Brest, France [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q6-7ZH : 6 December 2014), Herbert Weeden, 31 Jan 1919; citing departure port Brest, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Minnekahda, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Henry F Weeden, aged 64, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "George G. Henry" from Havre, & Rouen, France [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64K-MMX : 6 December 2014), Henry F Weeden, 07 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havre, & Rouen, France, arrival port New York, ship name George G. Henry, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mark Weeden, aged 44, originally from Colne, England, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Imperator" from Liverpool, England [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CR-X2X : 6 December 2014), Mark Weeden, 02 Mar 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mary Weeden, aged 45, originally from Colne, England, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Caronia" from Liverpool, England [9]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KN-K6L : 6 December 2014), Mary Weeden, 21 Aug 1921; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Caronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Weeden Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Weeden, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weeden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weeden (post 1700)



  • Chaplain Gary P. Weeden, American command chaplain for United States European Command
  • George W. Weeden (b. 1822), American politician, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1872 and 1873, eponym of Weedens, Wisconsin
  • Clive Harvey Weeden (b. 1987), American-born, Australian professional basketball player
  • Anthony L. "Tony" Weeden Jr. (b. 1982), American professional basketball player
  • Timothy Weeden (b. 1951), American politician, elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly as a Republican in 1985 and then to the Wisconsin State Senate in 1987
  • Michael Weeden (b. 1991), American politician, Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from the Strafford 6 district (2010-2012), Councilor of Dover, New Hampshire (2011-2013)
  • Ensign Carl A. Weeden (1916-1941), American sailor who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, eponym of the USS Weeden (DE-797) was a Buckley-class destroyer escort
  • Brandon Kyle Weeden (b. 1983), American NFL football quarterback with the Cleveland Browns
  • Charles Albert "Bert" Weeden (1882-1939), American Major League Baseball player who played in 1911 for the Boston Rustlers
  • Wager Weeden, American politician, Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1840 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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: Credo
Motto Translation: I Believe.


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  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)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61T-GZV : 6 December 2014), Chas. Weeden, 08 Dec 1894; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMC-3NL : 6 December 2014), Henry M. Weeden, 06 Aug 1894; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Aurania (1883), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXS1-7WT : 6 December 2014), Lebe Weeden, 18 Sep 1895; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name Dresden, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q6-Q2N : 6 December 2014), H. G. Weeden, 31 Jan 1919; citing departure port Brest, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Minnekahda, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q6-7ZH : 6 December 2014), Herbert Weeden, 31 Jan 1919; citing departure port Brest, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Minnekahda, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64K-MMX : 6 December 2014), Henry F Weeden, 07 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havre, & Rouen, France, arrival port New York, ship name George G. Henry, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  8. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CR-X2X : 6 December 2014), Mark Weeden, 02 Mar 1920; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Imperator, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  9. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KN-K6L : 6 December 2014), Mary Weeden, 21 Aug 1921; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Caronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  10. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

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  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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