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Wessinger Early Origins



The surname Wessinger was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Wessinger Spelling Variations


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Wessinger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wisinger, Wesinger, Weisenger, Wiesinger and many more.

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Wessinger Early History


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Wessinger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wessinger research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1770 is included under the topic Early Wessinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wessinger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wessinger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wessinger 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:

Wessinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ludwig Wessinger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Catherine and Mathias Wessinger, who arrived in South Carolina in 1752 with their three children

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wessinger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wessinger (post 1700)




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Wessinger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Wessinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wessinger 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 October 2016 at 18:34.

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