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It was among those Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain that the name Weimann was formed. The name was derived from the Old English personal name Wigmund, meaning man of war.

Weimann Early Origins



The surname Weimann was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Weimann Spelling Variations


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Weimann Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Weimann include Wyman, Wyeman and others.

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Weimann Early History


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Weimann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weimann research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1520 is included under the topic Early Weimann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weimann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weimann Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weimann 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



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Weimann were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Weimann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Georg Weimann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Johan Heinrich Weimann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • George Weimann, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792

Weimann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M A Weimann, who landed in America in 1849

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Weimann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weimann 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.

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