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Wendorf Early Origins



The surname Wendorf was first found in West Prussia and Pomerania, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Wendorf Spelling Variations


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Wendorf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Windorf, Wendorf, Wendorp, Windorp, Windorff, Wendorff, Winndorf, Winndorp, Vindorf, Vindorp, Weindorf, Weindorp, Wiendorf, Wiendorp, Vindorff, Vinndorf, Weindorff, Wintorf, Wentorf, Windtorf, Windtorf, Weinndorf, Wiendorff and many more.

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Wendorf Early History


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Wendorf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wendorf research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wendorf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wendorf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wendorf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wendorf 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:

Wendorf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilhelm Wendorf, aged 27, who landed in America in 1846 [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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Wendorf Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  3. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
  5. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Wendorf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wendorf 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 19 November 2012 at 18:40.

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