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Weger Early Origins



The surname Weger was first found in Austria, where the name Weglarz became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Weger Spelling Variations


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Weger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weglarz, Vegler, Wegeler, Wegler, Weglers, Wegelers, Veglers, Veglerz and many more.

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Weger Early History


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Weger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weger research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1495 is included under the topic Early Weger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weger 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:

Weger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Catharina Netherin Weger, who settled in New York, NY in 1738
  • A. Barb Weger, who arrived in New York in 1753
  • Anna Barbara Weger, who settled in New York in 1753
  • Johann Jacob Weger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Martin Weger, who landed in America in 1780

Weger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. L. F. Weger, who came to New York, NY in 1851
  • Frank Weger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1855
  • Albert Gottlieb Weger, who settled in America in 1889

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weger (post 1700)



  • Robert Weger (b. 1952), American professional baseball player
  • Michael Roy Weger (b. 1945), former All American football player
  • Tymon de Weger (b. 1955), Dutch politician
  • Benjamin Weger (b. 1989), Swiss biathlete

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Weger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Weger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weger 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 24 October 2013 at 13:16.

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