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Welter Early Origins



The surname Welter was first found in Thuringia, 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.

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Welter Spelling Variations


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Welter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Welter, Wellter, Weltter, Welters, Weltters, Wellters, Welteres, Welterr, Welterrs and many more.

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Welter Early History


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Welter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Welter research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1786 is included under the topic Early Welter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Welter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Welter Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Welter 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:

Welter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Matteus Welter, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Ludwig Welter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Georg Welter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Georg Welter, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751
  • Anton Welter, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Welter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jakob Welter, who arrived in America in 1819
  • Peter Welter, aged 31, landed in St Louis, Missouri in 1847
  • C S Welter, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1860
  • Casper Welter, whose Oaths of Allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1860
  • Bernhard Welter, aged 33, arrived in New York, NY in 1885
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Welter Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Kaspar Welter, one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, who settled in Quebec in 1776

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Contemporary Notables of the name Welter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Welter (post 1700)



  • Jennifer Welter (b. 1977), American football player and coach of linebackers for the Arizona Cardinals
  • Jerry Welter, American State Representative in the Iowa General Assembly (2004)
  • Kurt Welter (1916-1949), German fighter ace with a total of 63 aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Charles Joseph Ignace Marie Welter (1880-1972), Dutch politician, Parliamentary leader-Catholic National Party House of Representatives (1948-1956)
  • Jean Welter (b. 1901), Luxembourg boxer at the 1924 Summer Olympics and the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Alexandre Welter (b. 1953), Brazilian gold medalist sailor in the Tornado Class at the 1980 Summer Olympics
  • Nik Welter (1871-1951), Luxembourg writer and politician
  • Michel Welter (1859-1924), Luxembourg politician
  • Marion Welter (b. 1965), Luxembourg singer
  • Dr. Reinhard Welter, Professor at the University of Leipzig

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Welter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Welter 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 29 September 2016 at 00:08.

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