× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


The German surname Weigant, which originated almost a millennium ago, means "son of Wigant." Wigant is a personal name derived from the Old High German word "wigant," meaning "warrior."

Weigant Early Origins



The surname Weigant was first found in Zurich, where Heinrich Wiegant, living in 1332, is the first recorded bearer of the name. The young Weigant family was prominent during these early times, playing an important role in the development of the society of the Middle Ages.

Close

Weigant Spelling Variations


Expand

Weigant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weigand, Wiegand, Weigant, Wiegant, Weigan, Wiegandt, Wigand, Wigandt, Wignand, Wieandt, Wiget, Weingandt, Wikander, Weichand, Waichard, Wayandt, Waygandt, Weigend, Weiand and many more.

Close

Weigant Early History


Expand

Weigant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weigant research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1379, 1441, 1752, and 1834 are included under the topic Early Weigant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Weigant Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Weigant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weigant Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weigant Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolaus Weigant, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [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)

Weigant Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Weigant, who was naturalized in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Henry Weigant, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1852 [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)

Close

Weigant Family Crest Products


Expand

Weigant Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  11. ...

The Weigant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weigant 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 23 December 2013 at 20:39.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest