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Wesenberg Early Origins



The surname Wesenberg was first found in Austria, where the name Wessenberg became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Wesenberg Spelling Variations


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Wesenberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wessenberg, Wessenburg, Wessenberge, Wessenburge, Wessenbberg, Wessenbergg, Wesenburg, Wesenburge, Wessenbergs, Wessen, Wessenberger, Wessenbacher and many more.

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Wesenberg Early History


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Wesenberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wesenberg research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1681 is included under the topic Early Wesenberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wesenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wesenberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wesenberg 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:

Wesenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Wesenberg, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1850
  • Wilhelm Wesenberg, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Otto Wesenberg, aged 11, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Wesenberg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Wesenberg, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Gertrude Wesenberg, aged 5, who landed in America from Wolgast, Germany, in 1905
  • Martha Wesenberg, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Wolgast, Germany, in 1905
  • Rolf Wesenberg, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Mathildo Wesenberg, aged 47, who landed in America from Potsdam, Germany, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wesenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wesenberg (post 1700)



  • Brian Wesenberg (b. 1977), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player

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Wesenberg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wesenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wesenberg 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 18 December 2015 at 13:37.

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