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Weissman Early Origins



The surname Weissman 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.

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Weissman Spelling Variations


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Weissman 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.

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Weissman Early History


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Weissman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weissman research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1615 is included under the topic Early Weissman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weissman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weissman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weissman 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:

Weissman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Philip Weissman, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1763
  • George Philip Weissman, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1763

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissman (post 1700)



  • Marvin Weissman (b. 1927), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1977-80; Bolivia, 1980
  • Marsha R. Weissman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988
  • Jerrold A. Weissman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1988
  • Charles Weissman, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960

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Weissman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Weissman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weissman 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 25 January 2016 at 14:32.

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