Weimer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weimer family

The surname Weimer was first found in Rostock, where the branch of the family Wichmer was recorded as early as 1266. As the family became more numerous, members migrated to different areas throughout Europe. In 1325, a branch of the name Wymekonis was recorded in Luebeck. In 1408 another branch was established in the Dutch region of Friesland.

Early History of the Weimer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weimer research. Another 52 words (4 lines of text) covering the year 1511 is included under the topic Early Weimer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weimer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiemer, Wiemers, Wiemar, Wiemken, Wichmer, Wickmer, Wykmer, Wymer, Weimer, Weimers and many more.

Early Notables of the Weimer family (pre 1700)

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United States Weimer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weimer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Edmond Weimer, aged 28, who landed in America in 1635 [1]
Weimer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Bernard Weimer, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1736 [1]
  • Sylvester Weimer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]
  • Christoph Weimer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Jacob Weimer, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Caspar Weimer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Weimer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Weimer, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1847 [1]
  • Barbara Weimer, aged 47, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Carl Weimer, aged 24, who landed in America from Steinbaito, Germany, in 1893
Weimer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Betty Weimer, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States from Blumenthal, in 1905
  • Adelheid Weimer, aged 23, who landed in America from Heidelberg, Germany, in 1908
  • Chaim Weimer, aged 11, who immigrated to America from Katebey, Russia, in 1909
  • August Weimer, aged 27, who settled in America from Stutsgart, Hartenburg, in 1910
  • Dawid Weimer, aged 26, who landed in America from Wer-Gresnuchi, Russia, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Weimer (post 1700) +

  • Dr. Paul K. Weimer (1914-2005), American inventor with RCA; he developed an electron multiplier which was 100 times more sensitive than its predecessors and was used for the first 20 years of television broadcasting and later developed the thin-film transistor (TFT); he held over 90 patents, and was a member of the National Academy of Engineering
  • Tiffany Marie Weimer (b. 1983), American soccer forward, member of the Unites States U-21 National Team (2006-2007)
  • Jacob "Jake" Weimer (1873-1928), nicknamed "Tornado Jake," American Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played from 1903 to 1909
  • J. Donald Weimer, American Democrat politician, Member of Iowa State Senate 22nd District; Elected 1970 [2]
  • Harry G. Weimer, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1938 [2]
  • Harry Weimer, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916 [2]
  • George V. Weimer (d. 1948), American Republican politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 9th Circuit, 1915-48 [2]
  • George B. Weimer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948; Chair of Mason County Republican Party, 1950 [2]
  • Emery D. Weimer, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1910 [2]
  • Dean H. Weimer, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 [2]
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Weimer +

  • 3600 "The Weimar Family as Known to 1974" by Robert E. Weimar, "Weimar History" by Ruth F. Rickert.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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