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The roots of the distinguished German surname Weible lie in the former duchy of Swabia. The name is Middle High German in origin, and can be translated as "bailiff, court usher." It is likely that the progenitor of this name held this occupation.

Weible Early Origins



The surname Weible was first found in Swabia, where it is believed to have first emerged. The occupational origin of the name makes it likely that several branches of the Weible family emerged independently in the various High German speaking regions of Germany during the Middle Ages. The first known bearer of the name was Burcardus qui Waibil, who was a resident of the village of Lellwangen near Überlingen in 1200. The young Weible family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

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Weible Spelling Variations


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Weible Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waibel, Waible, Waibl, Weible, Weibel, Wibble, Wyble and many more.

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Weible Early History


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Weible Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weible research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1330, 1384, 1520, 1579, 1676, 1717, 1787, and 1852 are included under the topic Early Weible History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weible Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weible Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weible 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:

Weible Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mart Weible, who arrived in America in 1807

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weible (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weible (post 1700)



  • Dudley Weible, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960
  • A. T. Weible, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 44th District, 1934

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Weible Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weible 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 14 October 2015 at 09:38.

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