Wender History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wender family

The surname Wender was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat and were Lords of the manor of Winder. This family name held considerable estates in both Cumberland and Westmorland.

Early History of the Wender family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wender research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1733, 1693, 1752 and 1714 are included under the topic Early Wender History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wender Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Windere, Winderes, Winder, Winders, Windhere and others.

Early Notables of the Wender family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Henry Winder (d. 1733), an English farmer and his son; Henry Winder (1693-1752), an English nonconformist minister and chronologist. "His grandfather, Henry Winder, farmer, who lived to be...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wender Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wender migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wender Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Caspar Wender, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Carl Wender, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]

Australia Wender migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Wender Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Wender, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Spartan" in 1849 [2]


The Wender Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nulla pallescere culpa
Motto Translation: To turn pale from no crime.


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SPARTAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Spartan.htm


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