Wesenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wesenberg family

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.

Early History of the Wesenberg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wesenberg research. Another 88 words (6 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Wesenberg family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Wesenberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wesenberg migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • Wilhelm Wesenberg, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Otto Wesenberg, aged 11, who immigrated 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 immigrated 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.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wesenberg (post 1700) +

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


  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)


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