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Wend Early Origins



The surname Wend was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1275 when Henry Wentheld estates in that county.

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Wend Spelling Variations


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Wend Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Went, Whent, Wend, Whend, Wente, Wende, Whenty, Whendy, Wendy, Wentt and many more.

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Wend Early History


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Wend Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wend research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1368, 1379, 1455, 1487, 1614, 1673, 1638 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Wend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wend Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wend Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wend 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:

Wend Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Carl Wend, who arrived in New York in 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Wend Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Wend, aged 27, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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