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Wessling Early Origins



The surname Wessling was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, 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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Wessling Spelling Variations


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Wessling Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wessling, Weseling, Wesseling, Wesslin, Weselin, Wesselin, Weissling, Weisseling, Weiseling, Wesling, Weissling, Weselling and many more.

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Wessling Early History


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Wessling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wessling research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wessling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wessling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wessling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wessling 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:

Wessling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M A Wessling, who arrived in America in 1847
  • Sibilla Wessling, aged 48, landed in Kansas in 1880
  • Anna Sibilla Wessling, aged 59, landed in Kansas in 1880

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wessling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wessling (post 1700)



  • Otto Wessling (1913-1944), German Luftwaffe ace credited with 83 aerial victories, and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Ansgar Wessling (b. 1961), German competition rower and Olympic champion

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Wessling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wessling 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 17 November 2015 at 09:11.

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