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The German surname Weigend, 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."

Weigend Early Origins



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

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Weigend Spelling Variations


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Weigend 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.

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Weigend Early History


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Weigend Early History



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

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Weigend Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weigend Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weigend 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 or some of its variants were: Adam Wiegand and Christian Wiegand, both Hessian mercenaries who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War, Johan Weigandt, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1750.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. 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. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Weigend Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weigend 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 26 November 2012 at 06:10.

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