Weisenberger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weisenberger family

The surname Weisenberger was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Weisenberger family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weisenberger research. Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1770 is included under the topic Early Weisenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weisenberger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wisinger, Wesinger, Weisenger, Wiesinger and many more.

Early Notables of the Weisenberger family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Weisenberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Weisenberger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weisenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Daniel Weisenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
Weisenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Andrew Weisenberger, who arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • George Weisenberger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Weisenberger (post 1700) +

  • Gerhard Weisenberger (1952-1972), German wrestler who competed at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Karl Weisenberger (1890-1952), German General der Infanterie in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • John Weisenberger, Attorney General of Guam (2010-2011)


  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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