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The surname Wiesner is a topographic local name; it is derived from a physical feature of the geography near where the original bearer lived or held land. In this case, the name is derived from the Old German word wisa, which means meadow. The original bearer lived on or near an open meadow.

Wiesner Early Origins



The surname Wiesner was first found in Silesia, 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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Wiesner Spelling Variations


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Wiesner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiese, Wies, Wieser, Wiesen, Wiesa (Silesia), Wiesener, Wiesner, Wisener and many more.

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Wiesner Early History


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Wiesner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wiesner research. Another 347 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1275, 1333, 1350, 1450, 1456, 1500, 1690, 1702, and 1821 are included under the topic Early Wiesner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wiesner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiesner Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wiesner 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:

Wiesner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Wiesner, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Hans Michel Wiesner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiesner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiesner (post 1700)



  • Tom Wiesner, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Nevada, 2000
  • Lawrence R. Wiesner, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 2002, 2004
  • Frank Wiesner, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1960

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Wiesner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wiesner 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 25 November 2016 at 10:06.

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