Weismann History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Weismann family

The surname Weismann was first found in Bavaria, where the family 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 Weismann family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weismann research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1615 is included under the topic Early Weismann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Weismann Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weisemantel, Weismann, Weisman, Weissmann, Weissman, Wesemann, Weseman, van Wesemael, Weissmantel, Weissemantel, Weismantel, Wiseman, Wisemann, Weissman and many more.

Early Notables of the Weismann family (pre 1700)

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United States Weismann migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Weismann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Weismann, who arrived in Pennsylvania from Wuerttember in 1747 with his wife Anna Barbara and their child Christine
  • Johannes Weismann, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Weismann (post 1700) +

  • August Friedrich Leopold Weismann (1834-1914), German biologist
  • Ernst Weismann, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 69 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Max Weismann, director, president and co-founder (with Mortimer Adler) of the "Center for the Study of the Great Ideas" in Chicago

  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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