Early Origins of the Weingardt family
The surname Weingardt was first found in Austria
, where the name Weingardt became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history, bearers of the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. The origin of the name Weingardt is somewhat uncertain. It most likely comes from the German words "wein," meaning "wine" and "garten," meaning "enclosure," therefore referring to a vineyard, but it is impossible to know whether the name was given to its first bearer because he worked at a vineyard, owned one, or merely lived near one.
Early History of the Weingardt family
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Weingardt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Weingard, Weingart, Weingardt, Weingarden, Weingarten, Weingartz, Wingert, Weingartner and many more.
Early Notables of the Weingardt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Weingardt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Matthew J. Weingarten, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1796; Jacob Weingard, who settled there in 1751 and Jacob Weingaertner (a very rare form of the name), who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1855..
Contemporary Notables of the name Weingardt (post 1700)
- L. Weingardt, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Ohio State House of Representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html