Weinman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Weinman, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Austrian people. The original bearer of the name Weinman, 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 Weinman 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 Weinman family
The surname Weinman 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 Weinman family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weinman research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1606, 1683, 1741, 1737 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Weinman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Weinman 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 Weinman family (pre 1700)
During this period prominent bearers of the name Weinman 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)...
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Weinman migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Weinman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Jacob Weinman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 
- Friederick Weinman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786 
Weinman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Herman Weinman, who landed in Arkansas in 1872 
- John Weinman, who landed in Arkansas in 1885 
Weinman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Frederick Weinman, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Barge Northern No 34" from Sagan Le Greenland 
- Frieda Weinman, aged 7, originally from Poszwisz, Poland, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Caronia" from London, England 
Contemporary Notables of the name Weinman (post 1700) +
- Carl Andrew Weinman (1903-1979), American jurist, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (1959–1973)
- Ben Weinman (b. 1975), American musician, lead guitarist for the band the Dillinger Escape Plan
- Adolph Alexander Weinman (1870-1952), German-born American sculptor and architectural sculptor
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64H-C6J : 6 December 2014), Frederick Weinman, 12 Sep 1919; citing departure port Sagan Le Greenland, arrival port New York, ship name Barge Northern No 34, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
- ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HJ-6ZV : 6 December 2014), Frieda Weinman, 21 Nov 1920; citing departure port London, arrival port New York, ship name Caronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).