Wiegert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wiegert family

The surname Wiegert was first found in Hesse-Nassau, now Wiesbaden, until 1866 a sovereign duchy, is now part of Prussia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Wiegert family

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Wiegert Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Weippert, Wiggert, Wieppert, Weichhard, Weiggert, Weigger, Weichert, Weickert, Weicker, Wieger, Wieghardt, Weicker and many more.

Early Notables of the Wiegert family (pre 1700)

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United States Wiegert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wiegert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Wiegert, aged 31, who immigrated to America, in 1894
  • Helene Wiegert, aged 15, who landed in America, in 1896
Wiegert Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Susanna Wiegert, aged 19, who landed in America from Groszpaprotz, Russia, in 1907
  • Walther Wiegert, aged 2, who immigrated to America from Altkaldemlebon, Germany, in 1910
  • Marie Wiegert, aged 60, who landed in America from Hanburg, Germany, in 1910
  • Martha Wiegert, aged 25, who immigrated to the United States from Altkaldemlebon, Germany, in 1910
  • Hermann Wiegert, aged 5, who landed in America from Altkaldemlebon, Germany, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wiegert (post 1700) +

  • Zach Wiegert (b. 1972), American football player, recipient of the Outland Trophy (1994)
  • Gerald Wiegert, American automobile designer and manufacturer, creator of the Vector
  • Joanna Wiegert, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996 [1]
  • Ingolf Wiegert (b. 1957), East German gold medalist handball player at the 1980 Summer Olympics
  • Paul A. Wiegert, Canadian astronomer, professor at the University of Western Ontario


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


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