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Weichel Early Origins



The surname Weichel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Weichel Spelling Variations


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Weichel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weickl, Weichl, Weichels, Wiechels, Vequel and others.

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Weichel Early History


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Weichel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weichel research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1726, 1818, and 1823 are included under the topic Early Weichel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weichel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weichel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weichel 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:

Weichel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Daniel Weichel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764

Weichel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Weichel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Josef Weichel, aged 28, landed in New York, NY in 1885
  • Anton Weichel, aged 33, landed in New York, NY in 1885
  • Balthasar Weichel, aged 27, arrived in New York, NY in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weichel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weichel (post 1700)



  • Alvin F. Weichel (1891-1956), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1943-55
  • Alvin F. Weichel (1891-1956), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio (1943-1955)
  • William George "Billy" Weichel (1870-1949), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Waterloo North (1911-1917)
  • Oscar William "Mike" Weichel (1894-1968), Canadian politician, Member of Parliament for Waterloo North (1958-1965)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Weichel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weichel 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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