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Weigant History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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."

Early Origins of the Weigant family


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.

Early History of the Weigant family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Weigant family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Weigant family to the New World and Oceana


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)

Historic Events for the Weigant family



Bismarck

  • Siegfried Weigant (1920-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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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)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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