Weigele History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weigele family

The surname Weigele was first found in Silesia, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence in northern Germany, and would become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Weigele family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weigele research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1533, 1588, 1625, 1699, 1766, 1786, 1812, 1838, 1844, 1846, and 1849 are included under the topic Early Weigele History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weigele Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weigel, Weigell, Weigle, Weigl, Weighel, Weighelt, Weigelt, Weigels, Weigele, Weigeler, Weigelsberg and many more.

Early Notables of the Weigele family (pre 1700)

Notables of the period with the surname Weigele were Erhard Weigel (1625-1699), German mathematician, astronomer and philosopher; Valentin Weigel (1533-1588), from Saxony, who was a highly influential religious mystic and pastor. Joseph Weigl (1766-1846)...
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Migration of the Weigele family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Valentine Weigel, who came to America with his wife and four children in 1709. Martin Weigell arrived in Philadelphia in 1732; as did Torothea Weigell at the age of 20. Ludwig Weigle arrived in Philadelphia in 1840 and Johan Weighelt arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754..



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