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Weisenberger Early Origins



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.

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Weisenberger Spelling Variations


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Weisenberger Spelling Variations



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

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Weisenberger Early History


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Weisenberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weisenberger research. Another 146 words (10 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.

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Weisenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weisenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

Weisenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Weisenberger, who arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1840
  • George Weisenberger, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weisenberger (post 1700)


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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)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Weisenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weisenberger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 March 2015 at 12:33.

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