Wiebe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wiebe family

The surname Wiebe was first found in Stralsund, where the family was first recorded under the name Marquart Wiebenmann in 1284.

Early History of the Wiebe family

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Wiebe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiebe, Wiebbe, Weebe, Wiebeke, Wiebeck, Wiebecker, Wiebach, Wiebacher, Wiebke, Wiepke, Wieber, Wiebert, Wiebers, Wieben, Wiebold, Wieboldt, Wiebel, Wiegbold, Wiebenmann, Wiebemann and many more.

Early Notables of the Wiebe family (pre 1700)

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Wiebe Ranking

In the United States, the name Wiebe is the 10,825th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Canada, the name Wiebe is ranked the 217th most popular surname with an estimated 18,094 people with that name. [2]


United States Wiebe migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wiebe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Julius Augustus Wiebe, aged 34, who arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1845 [3]
  • Wilhelm H. Wiebe, who arrived in America in 1851
  • Bernhard Wiebe, and his wife, Catharina, who settled in Kansas in 1859
  • Philip Wiebe, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872 [3]
  • Jacob Wiebe, who arrived in New York in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Wiebe migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wiebe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Berhnard Wiebe, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Klaus Wiebe, who arrived in Manitoba in 1874
  • Peter Wiebe, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Willhelm Wiebe, who landed in Manitoba in 1874
  • Claus Wiebe, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wiebe (post 1700) +

  • Mark Charles Wiebe (b. 1957), American professional golfer from Seaside, Oregon, who currently plays on the PGA Tour Champions
  • Warren Wiebe (1953-1998), American vocalist and session artist
  • Louis B. Ver Wiebe, American politician, Candidate for village President of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, 1944 [4]
  • Karl-Heinz Wiebe (b. 1916), German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross
  • Matthew "Matt" Wiebe (b. 1979), Canadian politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba of Concordia (2010-)
  • John E. N. "Jack" Wiebe (1936-2007), Canadian farmer and politician, Senator for Saskatchewan (2000-2004), 18th Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan (1994-2000)
  • Cornelius W. Wiebe (1893-1999), Canadian physician and politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1932-1936)
  • Michael Eugene Wiebe, American microbiologist and cell biologist in California
  • Cainan Wiebe (b. 1995), Canadian teen actor
  • Walter Arthur Ronald Wiebe (1912-1971), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bismarck
  • Friedrich Wiebe (1920-1941), German Funkgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [5]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ https://forebears.io/surnames/
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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