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The Anglo-Saxon name Wieman comes from the Old English personal name Wigmund, meaning man of war.

Early Origins of the Wieman family


The surname Wieman was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Early History of the Wieman family

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Early History of the Wieman family


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Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1520 is included under the topic Early Wieman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wieman Spelling Variations

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Wieman Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Wieman were recorded, including Wyman, Wyeman and others.

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Early Notables of the Wieman family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Wieman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wieman family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Wieman family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Wieman family emigrate to North America:

Wieman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Wieman, aged 23, who arrived in St Louis, Missouri in 1838 [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)
  • Hieroneymous George Anton Wieman, aged 32, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1852 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wieman (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wieman (post 1700)


  • Carl Edwin Wieman (b. 1951), American physicist awarded a share of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Julius L. Wieman, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1894-95; Member of New York State Senate 9th District, 1896-98 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • F. W. Wieman, American Republican politician, Chair of Lincoln County Republican Party, 1949 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  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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