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Wiegert Early Origins



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.

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Wiegert Spelling Variations


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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.

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Wiegert Early History


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Wiegert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wiegert research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1742 is included under the topic Early Wiegert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wiegert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiegert Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wiegert 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:

Wiegert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Wiegert, aged 31, who emigrated 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 emigrated 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 emigrated 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.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiegert (post 1700)


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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 Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996
  • 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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Wiegert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wiegert 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 15 September 2016 at 00:22.

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