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Weigl Early Origins



The surname Weigl 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.

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Weigl Spelling Variations


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Weigl Spelling Variations



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

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Weigl Early History


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Weigl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weigl research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1533, 1588, 1625, 1699, 1766, 1786, 1812, 1838, 1844, 1846, and 1849 are included under the topic Early Weigl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weigl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weigl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the period with the surname Weigl 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)...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weigl 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: 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Weigl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weigl (post 1700)



  • Bruce Weigl (b. 1949), American contemporary poet
  • Jim Weigl, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Professor Rudolf Stefan Weigl (1883-1957), Polish biologist and inventor of the first effective vaccine against epidemic typhus
  • Joseph Weigl (1766-1846), Austrian composer and conductor
  • Karl Weigl (1881-1949), Austrian-born composer, conductor, and teacher who worked with Mahler at the Vienna Opera

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Weigl Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  11. ...

The Weigl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weigl 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 August 2017 at 18:30.

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