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Wiemer Early Origins



The surname Wiemer was first found in Rostock, where the branch of the family Wichmer was recorded as early as 1266. As the family became more numerous, members migrated to different areas throughout Europe. In 1325, a branch of the name Wymekonis was recorded in Luebeck. In 1408 another branch was established in the Dutch region of Friesland.

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Wiemer Spelling Variations


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Wiemer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiemer, Wiemers, Wiemar, Wiemken, Wichmer, Wickmer, Wykmer, Wymer, Weimer, Weimers and many more.

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Wiemer Early History


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Wiemer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wiemer research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1511 is included under the topic Early Wiemer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wiemer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiemer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wiemer 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:

Wiemer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gottfried Wiemer, who arrived in America in 1752
  • Carl Wiemer, aged 28, who settled in North America in 1776
  • Carl Wiemer, who landed in America in 1780

Wiemer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cath Marg Wiemer, who arrived in America in 1833
  • H. Wiemer, who settled in Iowa in 1853
  • Christian Wiemer, aged 54, Angeline Wiemer, aged 45, Johanne Wiemer, aged 8, who all arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1868
  • Geo William Wiemer, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1876
  • Johann Wiemer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiemer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiemer (post 1700)



  • Robert Wiemer, American film and television director, writer, producer and editor
  • James Duncan Wiemer (b. 1961), Canadian retired professional NHL ice hockey defenceman
  • Jason Wiemer (b. 1976), Canadian retired professional NHL hockey player
  • Wolfgang Wiemer, doctor and director of physiology in Essen

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    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).
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    The Wiemer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wiemer 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 8 December 2013 at 13:25.

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