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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. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. 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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