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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)



  • Jim Weigl, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972
  • Bruce Weigl (b. 1949), American contemporary poet
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. 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 14 October 2015 at 09:40.

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