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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 [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)
  • 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



  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. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. 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 23 April 2017 at 14:03.

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