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The surname Wollenweber and its many variants are derived from terms relating to the medieval wool industry. The names were inspired by jobs such as cleaning and beating the wool, weaving the wool, and selling the wool.

Wollenweber Early Origins



The surname Wollenweber was first found in Cologne, where the name Wollemenger was recorded in 1180. Variants of the name, however, sprouted up in many areas of Germany in the 13th and 14th centuries. Gernodus Wolnslehner was residing in the Frankonia region in 1278. Heimisch dictus Wollere was an assessor and resident in Worrstadt, in the Rhine-Hesse area, in 1318. There was a Wollenwiger in Mainz in 1327, a Conrad Woller in Brünn in 1348, a Cuontz Wolenber in 1350 in Stuttgart, and a Conrad Wulleboghe in Hanover in 1367.

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Wollenweber Spelling Variations


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Wollenweber Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woll, Wollen, Woller, Wollner, Wöllner, Wollmann, Wollensack, Wollenweber, Wollweber, Wullenweber, Wüllner, Wollenschläger, Wollschläger, Wollenbär and many more.

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Wollenweber Early History


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Wollenweber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wollenweber research. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1445, 1506 and 1786 are included under the topic Early Wollenweber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wollenweber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wollenweber Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wollenweber 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:

Wollenweber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Fredarick Wollenweber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joh Wilhelm Wollenweber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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