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Weisser Early Origins



The surname Weisser was first found in Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Weisser Spelling Variations


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Weisser Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weiss, Weisse, Weisser (Silesia) and many more.

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Weisser Early History


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Weisser Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weisser research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1598, 1611, 1686, 1706, 1750, 1836, and 1853 are included under the topic Early Weisser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weisser Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weisser Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Weisser at this time were Johann Christian Weiss of Langensalza, who was ennobled in 1836 by the Duke of Saxon-Meining for his...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Weisser 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:

Weisser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Weisser, who landed in New York in 1709
  • John Wilhelm Weisser, aged 43, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753

Weisser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Margaretha Weisser, aged 26, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Matthais Weisser, aged 17, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Johannes Weisser, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Barbara Weisser, aged 64, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • Anna Weisser, aged 23, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weisser (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weisser (post 1700)



  • Frank Weisser, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from New Haven, 1932

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. 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).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Weisser Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weisser 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 27 December 2016 at 12:37.

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