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Wiggert Early Origins



The surname Wiggert 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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Wiggert Spelling Variations


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Wiggert 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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Wiggert Early History


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Wiggert Early History



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

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Wiggert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wiggert Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wiggert 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:

Wiggert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Wiggert, who landed in New York in 1709

Wiggert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Bern Wiggert, who arrived in America in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiggert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wiggert (post 1700)



  • Adolf Wiggert, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1940, 1944, 1970; Independent Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1968

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Wiggert Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Wiggert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wiggert 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 1 November 2016 at 20:56.

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