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Wiegand History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, German


The German surname Wiegand, which originated almost a millennium ago, means "son of Wigant." Wigant is a personal name derived from the Old High German word "wigant," meaning "warrior."

Early Origins of the Wiegand family


The surname Wiegand was first found in Zurich, where Heinrich Wiegant, living in 1332, is the first recorded bearer of the name. The young Wiegand family was prominent during these early times, playing an important role in the development of the society of the Middle Ages.

Early History of the Wiegand family


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Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1379, 1441, 1752, and 1834 are included under the topic Early Wiegand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wiegand Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Weigand, Wiegand, Weigant, Wiegant, Weigan, Wiegandt, Wigand, Wigandt, Wignand, Wieandt, Wiget, Weingandt, Wikander, Weichand, Waichard, Wayandt, Waygandt, Weigend, Weiand and many more.

Early Notables of the Wiegand family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wiegand family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wiegand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolaus Wiegand, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [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)
  • Seipell Wiegand, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [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)
  • Adam Wiegand and Christian Wiegand, both Hessian mercenaries who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War

Wiegand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharina Wiegand, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1801 [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)
  • Christ Ludw Wiegand, aged 9, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [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)
  • Christian Wiegand, aged 35, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [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)
  • Doris Wiegand, aged 48, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [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)
  • Dorothea Wiegand, aged 11, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wiegand (post 1700)


  • Sylvia Margaret Wiegand (b. 1945), American mathematician, President of the Association for Women in Mathematics (1997-2000), fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2012
  • Charmion von Wiegand (1896-1983), American journalist, abstract painter, and art critic
  • Lisa Wiegand (b. 1968), American cinematographer
  • Dave Wiegand (b. 1974), American Scrabble player, National Scrabble Champion in 2005 and 2009
  • Ernest H. Wiegand (1886-1973), American professor of horticulture at Oregon State University, recipient of the Nicholas Appert Award (1960)
  • John Richard Wiegand, American engineer who discovered the Wiegand effect
  • Wayne A. Wiegand (b. 1946), American library historian, author, and academic
  • Clyde Wiegand (1915-1996), American physicist, co-discoverer of the antiproton (1955)
  • David Edgar Wiegand (b. 1907), American physicist from the American Midwest
  • Carl V. Wiegand, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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