Origins Available: German
Early Origins of the Winkeler family
The surname Winkeler was first found in Saxony
, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society that became prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches throughout Germany
, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. Chronicles first mention Gerbod zu dem Winkel of Mainz in 1343, and Nicolaus Winkeler of Liegnitz in Silesia
Early History of the Winkeler family
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Winkeler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Winckler, Winkler, Winkel, Winckeler, Winkeler, Winck, Wincker, Winker, Winkele and many more.
Early Notables of the Winkeler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Winkeler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Eve Elizabeth Winckler, who came to Charles Town, South Carolina in 1732; Conrad Winckler came to Philadelphia in 1753; as did Hans Jacob Winckler in 1753.