Early Origins of the Wienand family
The surname Wienand was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Wienand family
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Wienand Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wynants, Wynands, Wynant, Weinants, Weinant, Weinand, Wynhand, Weinhand, Wienant, Wienand, Wyanant, Wyenand and many more.
Early Notables of the Wienand family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wienand family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Wienand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Henrich Wienand, who arrived in North America in 1781
Wienand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Johann Georg Wienand, who arrived in North America in 1845
- Clementin Wienand, who settled in New York, NY in 1856
Contemporary Notables of the name Wienand (post 1700)
- Ralf Wienand (b. 1963), West German sprint canoer at the 1984 Summer Olympics
- Wolfgang Wienand (b. 1972), German fencer at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics
- George "Tolley" Wienand (b. 1910), South African professional footballer who played for Huddersfield Town and Hull City from 1937 to 1939
Historic Events for the Wienand family
- Reinhard Wienand (1915-1941), German Oberstückmeister who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details