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The surname Weihrich is of German origin, and is derived from a nickname meaning "priest spreading incense." Etymologists believe that the name Weihrich may also be derived from the personal names Wirich, Wigerich, and Wigirich, indicating descent.

Weihrich Early Origins



The surname Weihrich was first found in Saarburg, where Wiricus Vogelhunt was mentioned in records dating from 1229. His name was likely passed down through his descendants as the surname Weihrich.

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Weihrich Spelling Variations


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Weihrich Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyrick, Wyrich, Weihrich, Wierich, Wierig, Wierick, Weyrich and many more.

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Weihrich Early History


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Weihrich Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weihrich research. Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1469, 1515, 1573, 1601, 1603, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Weihrich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weihrich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weihrich Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weihrich 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 were:

Weihrich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Weihrich, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Anna Weihrich, aged 48, who settled in America from Esslingen, in 1898
  • Georg Weihrich, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from Esslingen, in 1898

Weihrich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Aloisia Weihrich, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Sudenvich, Germany, in 1909
  • Franz Weihrich, aged 42, who landed in America from Sudenvich, Germany, in 1909

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Weihrich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weihrich 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 5 February 2013 at 17:02.

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