Weisel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weisel family

The surname Weisel was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Weisel family

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Weisel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wessling, Weseling, Wesseling, Wesslin, Weselin, Wesselin, Weissling, Weisseling, Weiseling, Wesling, Weissling, Weselling and many more.

Early Notables of the Weisel family (pre 1700)

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United States Weisel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weisel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Frederick Weisel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762 [1]
Weisel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Weisel, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1844 [1]
  • Jacob Weisel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • Regina Weisel, aged 26, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 [1]
  • Rosalia Weisel, aged 3, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 [1]
  • Anna Weisel, aged 7, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Weisel (post 1700) +

  • Heidi Weisel (1961-1962), American fashion designer, founder and head of design for Heidi Weisel, a New York City-based women's luxury brand


  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)


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