Weingartner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weingartner family

The surname Weingartner was first found in Austria, where the name Weingartner 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 Weingartner 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 Weingartner family

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Weingartner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weingard, Weingart, Weingardt, Weingarden, Weingarten, Weingartz, Wingert, Weingartner and many more.

Early Notables of the Weingartner family (pre 1700)

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United States Weingartner migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weingartner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Michael Weingartner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1766 [1]
Weingartner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Weingartner, who arrived in America in 1859 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Weingartner (post 1700) +

  • George T. Weingartner (b. 1875), American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lawrence County, 1905-08; Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 47th District, 1909-12, 1925-32 [2]
  • Marlene Weingartner (b. 1980), German professional tennis player
  • Hermann Weingartner (1864-1919), German three time gold, two time silver and one time bronze Olympic medalist gymnast [3]
  • Hans Weingartner (b. 1970), Austrian author, director and producer of films
  • Felix Weingartner (1863-1942), Austrian conductor and composer


  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. ^ Athletes - Famous Olympic Athletes, Medalists, Sports Heroes. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Hermann Weingartner. Retrieved from http://www.olympic.org/content/olympic-athletes/generic-athlete-page/?athleteid=58113


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