Weihrich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Weihrich family

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.

Early History of the Weihrich family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weihrich research. Another 114 words (8 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.

Weihrich Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Weihrich family (pre 1700)

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United States Weihrich migration to the United States +

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 immigrated to the United States from Esslingen, in 1898
Weihrich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Aloisia Weihrich, aged 15, who immigrated to the United States from Sudenvich, Germany, in 1909
  • Franz Weihrich, aged 42, who landed in America from Sudenvich, Germany, in 1909

Contemporary Notables of the name Weihrich (post 1700) +

  • Heinz Weihrich, American Professor of Management, McLaren College of Business, University of San Francisco, San Francisco
  • Emily Weihrich, American Visual Effects specialist, known for Brave (2012) and Inside Out (2015)
  • Heinz Weihrich, American author, management consultant, and a professor of Global Management and Behavioral Science at the University of San Francisco
  • Richard Weihrich, German research at the Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstraße 31, Regensburg
  • Nikolaus Müller- Weihrich, German actor, known for Wie war ich, Doris?(1999), Sex & More (2005) and Trautes Heim (2002)


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