Weinert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Weinert, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Austrian people. The original bearer of the name Weinert, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful Vienna region of Austria. In this region as hereditary surnames began to be adopted in the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The Weinert family originally lived in Vienna. Citizens of Vienna were known as Wieners. The name of the city comes from Vindabona, a Roman camp which originally occupied the site.

Early Origins of the Weinert family

The surname Weinert was first found in Austria, where the family made a considerable contribution to the feudal society which shaped modern Europe. The family branched into several houses, all of which played an important role in the local political conflicts which forged the nation. The first appearance of this name occurs in ancient chronicles of the city Basel in the year 1275. It was originally taken on by numerous branches living in and around the city Vienna. Later, many families within Jewish settlements also took on the name of their patron city. Vienna, Austria's capital, was originally a Celtic settlement, and the name goes back to Vindabona, a Roman camp belonging to their line of fortresses along the Rhine and Danube rivers. The house of Habsburg, rulers of the Empire, made Vienna the cultural center of Europe, that survived sieges by the Turks in 1529 and 1683. Here the mansions of the nobility were built in the elaborate Baroque style, as well as the fabulous imperial residences of the Hofburg and Schloss Schoenbrunn.

Early History of the Weinert family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weinert research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1606, 1683, 1741, 1737 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Weinert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weinert Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiener, Wiene, Weiner, Wien, Wieners, Wienen, Viener, Veaner, Vieners and many more.

Early Notables of the Weinert family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Weinert were Wenrich of Trier, a German ecclesiastical political writer of the 11th century; Simon Weinmann, the Elder (1534-1606), Mayor of Heilbronn; and Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741)...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weinert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Weinert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weinert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Christopher Weinert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • M Dorothea Weinert, who landed in New York, NY in 1743 [1]
Weinert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ernestina Weinert, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • August Weinert, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Reinhard Weinert, who landed in Texas in 1844 [1]
  • Nikolaus Weinert, aged 13, who arrived in North America in 1854 [1]
  • Elisabeth Weinert, aged 19, who arrived in North America in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Weinert (post 1700) +

  • R. A. Weinert, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate, 1950 [2]
  • Hilda B. Weinert (b. 1889), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 1966 [2]
  • Heinz F. Weinert, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935 [2]
  • Allyn Carl Weinert, American Democrat politician, Mayor of East Detroit, Michigan, 1975-78 ; Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 73rd District, 1978 [2]

Bismarck
  • Hermann Weinert (1921-1941), German Funkgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
  • Heinz Weinert (1919-1941), German Maschinenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]


  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
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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