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Weissmann Early Origins



The surname Weissmann 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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Weissmann Spelling Variations


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Weissmann 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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Weissmann Early History


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Weissmann Early History



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

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Weissmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weissmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weissmann 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:

Weissmann Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan David Weissmann, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johannes Weissmann, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Peter Weissmann, who landed in America in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissmann (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weissmann (post 1700)



  • Robin Weissmann, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2004, 2008

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Weissmann Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    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. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Weissmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weissmann 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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