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Weitzman Early Origins



The surname Weitzman was first found in Hesse, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions. The family name achieved the great distinction of being the Grand Dukes of Hesse in 1858.

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Weitzman Spelling Variations


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Weitzman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Weitzel, Wetzel, Weetzel and others.

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Weitzman Early History


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Weitzman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Weitzman research. Another 88 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1758 is included under the topic Early Weitzman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Weitzman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Weitzman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Weitzman 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 or some of its variants were: Heinrich Weitzel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; Friederic Weitzel, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749; George Weitzel, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weitzman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weitzman (post 1700)



  • Howard Weitzman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000

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Weitzman Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Weitzman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weitzman 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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