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Wisenbaker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Wisenbaker 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.

Early Origins of the Wisenbaker family


The surname Wisenbaker 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.

Early History of the Wisenbaker family


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Wisenbaker Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Wisenbaker family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wisenbaker family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wisenbaker Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. J.L. Wisenbaker, aged 24, who arrived in Jersey City, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Wisenbaker (post 1700)


  • Royce E. Wisenbaker (1917-2002), American engineer and philanthropist, eponym of the Royce E. Wisenbaker Endowed Chair at Texas A&M University

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