List of German noble families / W

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Surname Period Remarks coat of arms
Guard home since 13th century Palatinate nobility
Wachenheim Wappenstich1.jpg
Wachholtz (Wachholz / Wacholz) since 1249 Pomeranian nobility
Wackenitz (Wakenitz) since 1322 Pomeranian nobility
Wackenitz coat of arms.jpg
Wackerbarth since 1228 First noble family from the Duchy of Lauenburg; 1705 imperial count status; since 1810 also royal Saxon barons for a line (since 1817 there has also been an aristocratic mailing family).
Wackerbarth coat of arms Hdb.png
Wagenhoff since 1496 Noble family originating in Bavarian Swabia; 1555 Confirmation of imperial nobility by Emperor Karl V.
Coat of arms of the von Wagenhoff family.jpg
Wagensperg 1349 Krainer Uradel; 1602/1621 hereditary-Austrian baron class; 1625 imperial count status
choice ? Baltic noble family; Enrolled in the Livonian, Estonian and Courland Knighthood
Orphan of Fauerbach since about 1266 Noble knight family in the vicinity of the Burggrafschaft Friedberg , extinct in 1620.
Naumburger Salbuch Eberhard Wais von Fauerbach.jpg
Waitz von Eschen since 1570 family originating from Thuringia; 1764 imperial barons (since 1786 there has also been an homonymous nobility of the same name, created through adoption).
Waitz v Eschen-Wappen.png
Walahones 9th and 10th centuries Counts from the Middle Rhine -
Walcher from Molthein since 1854 Austrian noble family; 1854 Austrian nobility; 1873 knighthood
Coat of arms 1873.jpg
Walck since 1792 Palatinate-Bavarian mail nobility with the predicate Noble von .
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Walcke-Schuldt since 1749 Prussian noble family
Walcke-Schuldt-Coat of Arms Sm.png
Waldbott from Bassenheim since 1136 Rhenish nobility; 1638 imperial barons, 1720 imperial count for the Bassenheim line; 1646 imperial barons for the Königsfeld line; 1828 Prussian recognition of the baron class for the Bornheim line.
Waldbott von Bassenheim.jpg
Forest castle since 1170 Noble Swabian nobility that was raised to the baron and count status and divided into numerous lines, of which the following are extinct (†): Waldburg-Warthausen († first half of the 13th century); Waldburg-Rohrdorf, later Waldburg-Meßkirch († around 1350); Waldburg-Sonnenberg († 1511); Waldburg-Wolfegg-Zeil († 1589); Waldburg-Waldburg († 1600); Waldburg-Friedberg-Scheer († 1717); Waldburg-Scheer († 1764); Waldburg-Trauchburg († 1772); Waldburg-Waldsee († 1833); Waldburg-Capustigall († 1875); Waldburg-Bestendorf (†?); Waldburg-Zeil-Wurzach († 1903). --- The lines Waldburg-Wolfegg and Waldsee , Waldburg-Zeil and Trauchburg and Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems still exist.
Walburg coat of arms ZW.png
Waldeck since 1137 County in the Holy Roman Empire, since 1815 - as the Principality of Waldeck-Pyrmont
Waldeck 12th Century Noble family in the southern Black Forest -
Waldeck-Bergheim 1778-1938 Count's branch line of the Waldeck family -
Waldeck to Alten- and Hohenwaldeck since the middle of the 11th century old Bavarian noble family
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Waldenburg around 1199 Meissnian-Thuringian noble noble family, which presumably descends from the noble noble family of those of Wartha -
Waldenfels since 1248 Franconian nobility; 1814 enrollment in the Kingdom of Bavaria in the baron class
Walderdorff since 1211 Noble family of the Westerwald region; 1663 baron class; 1666 count estate; 1745 imperial princes
Waldersee since 1786 Noble family from the illegitimate Ascanian branch
Waldesian 1212 to early 15th century Noble family in Anhalt , extinct at the beginning of the 15th century
Blason Maison d 'Waldeser.svg
Waldkirch since 1487 Citizens of the city of Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
Coat of arms Counts of Waldkirch.JPG
Waldner von Freundstein since 9th century Alsatian noble family that later also had possessions in the Ortenau
Poor Waldner de Freundstein.png
Waldorf Sex originating from Cologne / Rhine; 1664 Bohemian nobility; 1702 Bohemian barons; 1727 Bohemian counts -
Waldow since 1223 originally Bavarian noble family from the Nordgau; since 1814 there has been a line under the name of Waldow and Reitzenstein
Waldow coat of arms.png
Waldstätten 1397 Old Moravian noble family, Austrian barons 1754
Coat of arms of the barons of Waldstätten from 1754.jpg
Waldstein since 1278 old Bohemian gentry; 1632 imperial count for the entire family
Waldstromer from Reichelsdorf 1230-1844 extinct patrician family of the Free Imperial City of Nuremberg
Waldstromer Siebmacher108 - Franken.jpg
Forest houses since the 16th century A patrician and industrial family that has lived in Essen since the middle of the 17th century, coming from the Hamelin area
Waldthurn since 1217 Upper Palatinate noble family
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Wallbrunn since 1190 or 1354 appear from 1190 first as Lords of Ramstadt , from 1354 as Lords of Wallbrunn ; Imperial Knighthood, Hessian and Rhineland nobility; Headquarters in Partenheim near Mainz; Bohemian barons 1724, extension to the entire family in 1726
Wallenberg since 1695 Bohemian-Silesian noble family
Wallenrodt since 1244 old Franconian noble family; 1676 imperial count status
Wallis of Carrighmain since 12th century Aristocratic family originally from France, which acquired estates and reputation in Ireland and Scotland and entered the imperial Austrian service with a branch
Walsh Wallis-Wappen.png
Wallmoden since 1154 Lower Saxon nobility; 1782 imperial count status
Walpote 994 to around 1300 Extinct noble Franconian family from Zwernitz Castle , in the service of the king and the Bamberg bishop -
Whale lake 1288-1483 extinct gentlemen from Swabia
Walsleben 1243 to? Pomeranian and Mecklenburg nobility
Walterskirchen ? Austrian noble family
Walterskirchen coat of arms 5.jpg
Wambolt from Umstadt since 838 Rhenish-Hessian nobility of the Niddagau; 1664 imperial baron status
Wamekow 1311 to the end of the 15th century extinct, Mecklenburg noble family
Wangelin 1249 to the 19th century Mecklenburg nobility that belonged to the vassals of the princes of Werle
Wangenheim since 1133 Thuringian nobility; 1855/1856/1858/1866/1871 recognition of the baron status by various sovereigns; 1840 Counts for the Winterstein tribe
Wänker from Dankenschweil ? Post-aristocratic family, which descends from the noble family of Dankenschweil with headquarters in Danketsweiler -
Warburg since 1244 Mecklenburg prehistoric nobility
Wardenburg since 1345 German-Baltic noble family that settled in Estonia, on the island of Ösel, around 1770
Wardenberg coat of arms BWB.png
Warendorf 1183 to? Aristocratic family originally from Warendorf, which rose in the patriciate of Lübeck and provided councilors and mayors in this city from 1183 to 1566.
Warnstedt since 1249 Family from the Magdeburg nobility, later also in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Denmark and Sweden
Warnstedt coat of arms SM.png
Warsberg since 1369 Lorraine prehistoric nobility; 1826 Prussian recognition of the baron class -
Wait 12th to 14th century Swiss noble family in the area of ​​today's Canton of Zurich
Wart coat of arms ZW.PNG
Wartenberg (Bohemia) ? until 1758 Dead old Bohemian noble family
Warttenberg CoA.jpg
Wartenberg since 1215 South German noble family with the ancestral seat of Burg Wartenberg and Obere Burg Wartenberg on the Wartenberg near Geisingen
DEU Wartenberg (Geisingen) COA.svg
Wartenberg (Palatinate) before 1169 to 1818 (1844) dead family named after Wartenberg Castle near Kaiserslautern; 1699 count status
Kolb von Wartenberg-Wappen.png
Wartenberg (Altmark-North Thuringia) from 1239 to old noble family from the Altmark and Thuringia
Wartenberg coat of arms Sm.PNG
Wartenberg (Bavaria) 1588 (1602) until 1736 Dead Bavarian noble family named after Castle and Gut Wartenberg , morganatic line of the Wittelsbach tribe ; 1602 Count estate
Count Wartenberg.svg
Wartenfels 13th and 14th century Swiss aristocratic family named after the castle of the same name near Lostorf -
Waiting life since 1270 Magdeburg nobility; 1703 Prussian counts;
Wasaburg since 17th century Swedish aristocratic family living in Germany, which formed a bastard line of the Swedish royal house Wasa
Wasen since 1150 Noble free in the vicinity of the Electoral Mainz city of Aschaffenburg and on the Untermain, extinct in 1611/1612.
Wasielewski since 1531 Polish noble family; with Nicolaus Wasilewski 1531 (Urk.d.Kgs.Sigismund I. for the city of Lubelsk (Lublin)), whose lineage in Prussia with Thaddäus v. Wasielewski, 1739, died 1803, begins. Legitimation at the Galician country table as Rr October 26, 1789 (for Thomas Wasielewski (W.Rogala));
POL COA Rogala.svg
Wassenberg 1020-1371 Counts of the Lower Rhine, from which the dukes of Geldern emerged -
Wasserstelz 1174-1319 Swabian ministerial family
Wasserstelz coat of arms ZW.jpg
Wassilko 1097 The old Moldovan boyar family (1350) descended from the knjasen in the Kiev governorate, were Austrian barons in 1855, counts in 1918, and belonged to the nobility since 1907
Count Wassilko von Serecki.jpg
Wasungen ? three unrelated, Thuringian noble families -
Watzdorf since 1261 Thuringian nobility; 1719 Imperial Count for House Crostau; 1837 Saxon barons for the Kauschwitz family;
Weber since 1808 Bavarian noble family
From Weber Wappen.png
Weber von Webenau since 1769 Austrian postal nobility; 1818 Austrian nobility
Webern since 1731 Austrian postal nobility, 1731 as "Noble von Webern"
Webern Coat of Arms.JPG
Wechmar since 1170 Thuringian nobility
Wedderkop before 1682 Belgian-Holstein noble family, 1683 renewal of the nobility by Emperor Leopold II and admission to the knighthood of Schleswig-Holstein. This means that the sex within the knighthood is one of the recepti (in contrast to the Equites Originarii ).
Wedekind (to the Horst) since 1278; and 1649 old Lower Saxon family, from which Johann Ludwig Wedekind (* 1673; † 1725) received the status of Russian baron, one branch received the Hessian baron status in 1809 and another in 1915 the Prussian nobility; Probably not related to the family of the Schwarzburg family, documented since 1649, which was ennobled in 1749
frond since 1212 Primeval nobility from Stormarn; - House Evenburg : Danish counts in 1684, Prussian counts in 1776, Prussian in 1914. Princes; Wedellsborg House : 1672 Danish counts; House Eilenstedt : 1798 Prussia. Count class; Rehfeld House : 1903 Prussian counts
Wedemeyer since 1472 Lower Saxony-Lüneburg postal nobility; 1819 Prussian nobility
Wedemeyer coat of arms.jpg
Wegner around 1500 Family originating from Saxony; 1635 Polish nobility with Prussian indigenous people; there is also a Wegnern family who was ennobled in 1822.
Wehingen ? Lower aristocratic Swabian knight family -
Soft since 1363 old Bavarian nobility; 1623 imperial barons for the older line, 1636 for the younger line;
Weichselberg 1050–1254 (?) noble sex of the Middle Ages -
Weida since 12th century Thuringian noble family
Willow Hill 1223-1425 Franconian noble family -
Weigel 1285-1430 Patrician family of the Free Imperial City of Nuremberg
Weigel Siebmacher157 - 1703 - Patrician Nuremberg.jpg
Pond since 1234/1357 or 1280 Two noble families in Pomerania and Brandenburg; 1806 Prussian baron class for von Weiher from Pomerania as von Weiher and Nimptsch. The Brandenburg ponds received the status of imperial count in 1637.
Pomeranian pond
POL COA Wejher Ie.svg
Brandenburg pond
Weiher zu Nickenich since 1163 Knights from Nickenich in the Pellenz -
Weikersheim 1911-1983 Austrian noble family and princely family from Württemberg -
hamlet since around 1100 Wuerttemberg nobility family; 1900 Württemberg recognition as Freiherr von und zu Weiler
hamlet since 1212 Swabian noble family, which was divided into the lines Altenburg and Scheiben; Ancestral castle was the Altenburg near Weiler in the Allgäu
Weiler zu Altenburg Scheibler215ps.jpg
Weimar (Weimar-Orlamünde) 10th to 12th century thuringian noble family
Orlamünde counts older line.jpg
Vineyard since 1226 Feudal men of the Palatinate electors. The Lords of Weingarten formerly owners of Berwartstein Castle in 1343 a. Diemerstein Castle in the 15th century
Weinberg 1140-1507 extinct Hohenstaufen ministerial family from the Gmünd area
Book of arms Rösch csg-1084 227.jpg
Weißelsdorf 13th Century extinct early knight dynasty in the Hofer area -
Weissenbach since 1217 Upper Saxon nobility
Weissenburg 1175-1368 extinct noble family resident in the Bernese Oberland
Wimmis-coat of arms.svg
Weissenstein 1037 to? Medieval feudal people of the Margrave of Baden -
Weissenwolff 1192-1917 Austrian noble family; originally probably from Franconia
Weissenwolf Scheibler171ps.jpg
Weißpriach since 1327 Original nobility from Salzburg
Wide fraction 1166 Lower aristocratic, Alsatian family, which has been attested for Weitbruch and its surroundings since 1166 Blason ville for wide break Bas-Rhin.svg
Weitershausen ? Thuringian, Hessian and Swabian noble families -
Weitolshausen called Schrautenbach ? at the end of the 15th century immigrated from Würzburg via Heidelberg to the Landgraviate of Hesse, later a baron aristocratic family Coat of arms weitelshausen-schraudenbach.png
Weitzel-Mudersbach since 1553 Originally resident in Hessen, the Prussian noble family The coat of arms of the Weitzel von Mudersbach family..jpg
Weizsacker since 1535 old Palatinate miller family, from which Carl Weizsäcker received first the personal nobility in 1897 and the hereditary baron title in 1916
Weizsäcker coat of arms.jpg
Wilt since 1503 Saxon mail nobility; 1785 imperial nobility; 1782 imperial baron status;
Baron von Welck (1792) - Gerd Hruška.png
Welczeck since the 14th century Silesian nobility; 1656 imperial baron status; 1894 hereditary count
Welczeck coat of arms SWB.png
Welda, Wellede 1188 to around 1500 old Westphalian noble family
Guelphs 800-1055 and to this day originally Burgundian and Swabian ruling dynasty with European significance, whose connection with the later and today's Guelphs is not certain. -
Welhartitz ? –1390 extinct Bohemian nobility -
Weling since 1816 Bavarian noble family of Jewish descent
Noble from Weling.jpg
Welling ? Livonian noble family originally from Münster in Westphalia
Welser since 1246 since 1567 Barons Welser von Zinnenburg; by acquiring the rule of Neunhof in 1660 members of the Franconian Imperial Knighthood; 1814 simple Bavarian nobility, 1819 Bavarian barons
Welser Siebmacher207 - Augsburg.jpg
Wels-Lambacher 1020-1090 medieval Bavarian counts -
Weltzien since 1270 Mecklenburg prehistoric nobility
Welzl from Wellenheim since 1808 Austrian post office
Noble diploma - Welzl von Wellenheim 1808 - Wappen.jpg
Wenckstern since 1315 Mecklenburg-Brandenburg nobility
Wenden (Livonia) 1141-1867 Brunswick, later also semi-urban and Brandenburg family, 1735 in Livonia, 1797 enrollment with the Livonian knighthood
Wenden coat of arms BWB.PNG
Wenden (Pomerania) since 1699 Pomeranian-Prussian noble family
Wenden coat of arms (Pom) .png
Wendhausen since 1683 aristocratic family from Brunswick and later also from Mecklenburg, in 1683 and 1684 imperial nobility, in 1721 imperial barons
Wendt since 1231 Westphalian nobility; Barons, state count in 1715
Wenkheim since 1660 Frankish postal nobility; 1748 hereditary-Austrian knighthood, 1776 baron class, 1802 Hungarian count class;
from the Wense since 1330 Lower Saxon nobility
Vienna before 1330 to 16th century old Holstein noble family that was closely related to the knights of Barmstede , the knights of Raboisen and the von Wedel .
Wentzky from 1476 to the middle of the 20th century Silesian noble family
Will (pommerelles) since about 1300 Pomeranian noble family; immigrated from Werden on the Ruhr to Danzig
Coat of arms of the von Werden family from Danzig.svg
Werden (Rhineland) 1223 - approx. 1290 Rhineland noble family after Werden an der Ruhr; Sideline of Messrs. Schilling von Bornheim from Bornheim near Bonn -
Werdenberg 1259-1534 extinct south-west German-Swiss counts
Werdenberger coat of arms1.svg
Werdenberger coat of arms2.svg
Werder (Brandenburg) since 1369 and 1522 a noble family and a noble family each; 1879 Prussian counts for the ancient nobles of Werder
Werder coat of arms new1.jpg
Werder (Lower Saxony) since 1132 Ministerial sex (de insula) or from the old market (de antiquo foro or de veteri foro), repeated bailiffs of the city of Hildesheim in the 12th and 13th centuries
Werder coat of arms NS Sm.png
Werder (Merseburg) 1327-1794 Noble family from the Merseburg ministry
Werder coat of arms 1 sm.png
Werl since 987 Westphalian counts; from them the Counts of Arnsberg and the Gravel von Hövel developed
Arnsberg coat of arms.png
Werlhof since 1776 Lower Saxony postal nobility
Hanover garden cemetery tomb Werlhof coat of arms.jpg
Werminghausen 1278 to? old Westphalian noble family with headquarters near Iserlohn
Werminghausen coat of arms 314 7.png
Wernau 1264-1696 extinct Swabian noble family
Werner 11-12 century Counts from Swabia -
Wernhardt ? German, Hungarian and Austrian noble families; 1818 hereditary-Austrian baron status
Coat of arms of the Barons von Wernhardt.png
Wernigk of St. Ingbrecht since 1709 Palatine noble family -
Wernsdorff since 1277 Prussian noble family
Wernsdorff coat of arms Sbm.jpg
Wersebe since 1189 Bremisches nobility; 1901 or 1905 KuK prevalence of the baron title previously used
Wertheim 1132-1556 extinct noble family from the Middle Rhine-Franconian; there are still two noble families of the same name
Werthern since 1209 Thuringian nobility; 1844 Prussian approval of the title of baron, 1702 and 1706 imperial count status for different lines.
Wessenberg 1029 to? Swiss aristocratic family, originally from today's Canton of Aargau
Siebmacher Wessenberg 197.jpg
Westenholz ? aristocratic, Austrian noble family
Coa Westenholz.jpg
Westerholt since 1225 Westphalian nobility; Hackfort line : 1650 imperial baron status ; Westerholt tribe : 1790 imperial count;
Westernach 1257 to? Swabian nobility; 1693 imperial baron status, 1814 entry in the Bavarian aristocratic register of the baron class
Westernach Scheibler68ps.jpg
Westernhagen since 1258 Thuringian nobility from the Eichsfeld
Westphalen since 1249 East Westphalian nobility; 1792 Imperial Counts
Wettberg 1224–? Lower Saxon-Westphalian noble family, with a branch in the Baltic region since the 15th century
Wettberg coat of arms.jpg
Wettiner since 982 Dynasty of German margraves, electors and kings
Coat coat of arms Wettiner.png
Wettstein from Westersheimb since 1331 Austro-Hungarian gender, with roots in Switzerland; 1709 Imperial knighthood
Coat of arms of the Wettstein family from Westersheimb.png
Wetzendorf 1061-1349 / 50 extinct Thuringian noble family -
Weveld since 1644 Bavarian noble family -
Wevelinghoven 1145-1460 one of the most important Rhenish aristocratic families (extinct); a family of Wevelinchoven had the same coat of arms and went out in 1955
Wevelinghoven coat of arms 331 8.png
Weymarn since 1693 German-Russian noble family
Weymarn COA.png
Wicht / t (h) o Wicht (e) since 1400 East Frisian aristocratic family that originally lived in Lintel near Norden
Wickede since 1230 Dortmund councilors, then Lübeck councilors and canons
Wiczlinski ? Polish and Prussian noble families
POL COA Lis.svg
Widmann-Sedlnitzky since 19th century Family with roots in Moravia and Austrian Silesia, which is counted among the Austrian nobility due to its hereditary membership in the manor house
Union coat of arms of the Counts of Widmann-Sedlnitzky.jpg
Wied since 1103; Line 1159 Noble counts - 1784 imperial princes
Wied Wappen Fuerst.jpg
Wiedau 1738-1915 Extinct Livonian family, 1638 imperial nobility, 1797 enrolled in the Livonian knighthood
Wiedau coat of arms BWB.PNG
Wiedersperger von Wiedersperg since 1309 original Vogtland nobility who moved to Bohemia, where the family was first elevated to the Bohemian and later to the Austrian baron class
Coat of arms of the Barons von Wiedersperg.png
Wiehe 1231-1629 extinct Thuringian knightly Burgmann family
Coat of arms of those of Wiehe.jpg
Wieladingen 13th and 14th centuries Knight family in the southern Black Forest, Kleinmeier of the Säckingen women's monastery ; were probably from the Lords of stone out
Wieladingen coat of arms ZW.png
Wienskowski since 1526 West Prussian noble family
Wierzbicki since 931 Polish nobility; spread from Pomerania, later West Prussia, over all of Poland with branches in Lithuania, Russia and Volhynia Different coats of arms
Wiesenbronn End of the 12th century until 1394 extinct, Lower Franconian noble family -
Wiesenthau 1128-1814 extinct Franconian nobility; 1809 matriculation in Bavaria with the baron class
Wiesenthau Siebmacher103 - Franken.jpg
Wietersheim since around 1500 originally Westphalian noble family
Wietersheim coat of arms 333 9.png
Wigeriche before 919 to 12th century one of the oldest attested European noble families -
Wild 14th Century Saxon noble family
Wildberg 1123-1368 Franconian noble family
Wildberg-Sg 1287.PNG
Wildenberg (Eifel) 1235-1328 Owner of a small estate in the southwest of what is now North Rhine-Westphalia
Armoiries de Wildenburg.svg
Wildenberg (Switzerland) ? Noble Swiss noble family from the Vorderrhein Valley in the canton of Graubünden
Wildenberg coat of arms ZW.png
Wildenburg Mid-1230s to 1418 extinct Rhenish noble family -
Wildenfels ? Saxon noble family
Wildenfels Siebmacher.JPG
Wildenstein (Franconian Forest) since 1318 Franconian nobility; 1817 matriculation in Bavaria with the baron class; (three other genders of the same name).
Wildenstein (Middle Franconia) since at least the 15th century Noble family in what is now the Middle Franconian border area. (three other genders of the same name).
Wildenstein (Styria) ? ancient Styrian noble family
COA Wildenstein Steiermark farb.jpg
Wild counts 1103-1409 extinct medieval counts
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Wildon 12th to 14th century Styrian ministerial family; Owner of the hereditary marshal's office and also of the office of chief food
Coat of arms of the Lords of Wildon 1242.png
Wilhelminer 9-13 century Bavarian aristocratic family of the 9th century -
Willading 1710-1824 Bernese patrician family possibly from Willadingen, which was raised to the nobility in 1710 and expired in 1824 in the male line
Stuker, Autumn 2014, No. 9558.JPG
Willich (1765) since 1765 aristocratic family from the Mark Brandenburg -
Willich (1786) since 1786 aristocratic family from the Mark Brandenburg -
Willich (1790) since 1790 Bavarian noble family -
Willisen since 1541 Aristocratic mail from the Wetterau; 1702 Imperial Knighthood; 1863 Prussian approval of the title of baron.
Wilmersdorff 1147 to 1802 extinct Brandenburg nobility
Wilmsdorff since 1467 Prussian noble family, since the 18th century also Dutch as von Proebentow van Wilmsdorff
Wimpffen since 1555 originally from the Württemberg noble family, whose members held high military ranks in the French and Austrian armies
Coa Germany Family Wimpffen (1797) .svg
From the corner 1283-2014 First noble family in Meißen, Anhalt and the Duchy of Magdeburg.
Diapers before 1376-1457 extinct Westphalian noble family
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Windheim since 1750 Hanoverian city noble family
Windisch-Graetz since 1220 dynasty named after the rulership in Styria; 1551 imperial baron status; 1557 imperial count; 1804 imperial prince
Angle / Winkl since around 1140 Ministerial family of the Babenbergs, who were based in Tullnerfeld
Aggsbach Market Parish Church22.jpg
Winkelhausen 1271-1739 Westphalian-Bergisches nobility family
Winkelhausen coat of arms 334 7.png
Winkler von Mohrenfels since 1501 Patrician family from Nuremberg; 1709 Imperial nobility
Winkler Siebmacher163 - 1703 - Nobility Nuremberg.jpg
Wins ? medieval noble family from Frankfurt (Oder) -
Winter from eagle's wing since 1560 nobility from the Palatinate; 1681 Imperial nobility -
Winter field (t) since 1286 Märkisches nobility family, presumably noble-free old Saxon origin; 1671 (first) Danish feudal baron class; 1706 Spanish marquis; 1719 hereditary-Dutch counts;
Wintzingerode since 1209 Primeval noble family from the Eichsfeld; 1813 Westphalian confirmation of the baron status; 1794 imperial count status
Wirsberg (1203) 1303 old Franconian noble family
Wipe before 1200 to 19th century old Holstein noble family, they were closely related to the Pogwisch and Wulf families
Pogwish coat of arms.png
Wiser since 1450 Family originating from Lower Austria; 1500 imperial coat of arms letter; 1577 imperial nobility; May 1702 imperial baron, July 1702 imperial count.
Coat of arms Counts of Wiser.jpg
Wisner from Morgenstern 1792 to? extinct noble family from Agram County, 1792 Hungarian nobility and coat of arms letter, expansion into the Banat and Paraguay
Coat of arms of the Wisner von Morgestern.png
Wispeck since 1167 old Salzburg noble family
Wispeck Scheibler373ps.jpg
Wissmann / Wissmann since 1787 Prussian noble family
Wissmann coat of arms WPM IV.jpg
Wistinghausen since 1640 German-Baltic noble family; originally from the Detmold area
Wistinghausen CoA.png
Witkowitz since 1697 Noble family from today's Poland; Knighthood in the 18th century;
Wappen Witkowitz.JPG
Witowski since 1192 Polish-German noble family
Jastrzębiec herb.svg
Witte since 1816 Prussian aristocratic family, originally from Pomerania -
Wittelsbach since approx. 1000 one of the oldest German families, from which the Bavarian and Palatinate rulers emerged for centuries;
Coat of arms of the Duke in Bavaria (House Wittelsbach) .png
Wittenhorst-Sonsfeld since 1145 Klevian, baronial noble family
Coat of arms Graftschaft Hueth.jpg
Smell since 1143 Thuringian nobility
Coat of arms of the von Witteren.jpg
Wittken since 1240 (1256) Pomeranian nobility
Wittken coat of arms.gif
Wittstatt 1090-1584 extinct medieval noble family from Oberwittstadt
Witzendorff since 1290 Lüneburg nobility; 1639 Imperial nobility with improved coat of arms; 1914 Prussian name and coat of arms association with those of Rehdiger as von Witzendorff-Rehdiger.
Witzendorff coat of arms Sm.png
Joke life since 1133 Thuringian nobility; Roter Hof : 1860 Austrian approval of the baron status; Blauer Hof : Westphalian counts in 1813, Prussian counts in 1886.
Wnuck since 1525 Kashubian noble family from Pomerania; 1817 Prussian diploma for nat. son
Wobeser since 1300 Pomeranian nobility
Wobeser coat of arms 1.png
Woedtke since 1389 Pomeranian noble family, a tribe and coat of arms with that of Kleist
Woellwarth since 1136 Swabian nobility; Barons since the 19th century
Woellwarth coat of arms Hdb.png
Woehrmann ? Originally a middle-class Lübeck family and the resulting noble family with branches in the Baltic States and Saxony -
Wolde since 1284 Pomeranian nobility
Woldeck since 1230 Old Markian nobility
Woldenberg until 1383 Counts of Lower Saxony -
Wolf (Upper Palatinate) 11th to 15th century noble, Bavarian noble family (Wolf von Gögglbach, Wolf von Schönleiten and von Wolfsegg, Wolf von Schmidmühlen, Wolf von Nabeck)
Coat of arms of Wolf von Nabeck-1.PNG
Wolf (Thuringia) 1290 to probably the 16th century Eichsfelder and the Thuringian noble family
Wolf Coat of Arms Sm.png
Wolf of Goddenthow since 1284 Pomeranian nobility
Wolf of Wolfsthal 1180-1688 Extinct noble family from the Steigerwald
Wolf von Wolfsthal Siebmacher109 - Franken.jpg
Wolfenbüttel 1073-1361 Extinct old Saxon noble family of noble origin, in the 12th century Counts of Peine, agnates of the nobles and Counts of Schladen, tribal relatives with those of Apenburg, von Asseburg, von Bärwinkel, von Bartensleben, von Winterfeld
Wolfershausen since 1275 Lower Hessian noble family
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Wolff since 1427 German-Baltic noble family. 1726 the Indigenate of the Livonian Knighthood, 1729 the Indigenate of the Estonian Knighthood. 1747 Elevation to the imperial baron status.
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Wolff von Gudenberg since 1301 Hessian nobility; 1873 imperial baron status
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Wolff from and to Todenwarth since 1418 old Henneberg-Hessian family; 1623 knightly imperial nobility; 1637 confirmation of imperial baron status
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Wolff-Metternich since 1301
since 1440
old Hessian noble family
Rhenish branch line of Wolff von Gudenberg ; 1637 Imperial Barons; 1731 imperial count status
Wolf shield 1646-1771 Livonian noble family; 1646 Swedish nobility
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Wolffersdorff since 1240 Saxon nobility; Imperial baron class; 1741 hereditary imperial count by Elector Friedrich August III, Duke of Saxony and King of Poland, in the vicariate of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
Wolffradt since 1647 Pomeranian noble family; 1647 Swedish nobility, 1772 Swedish barons, 1810 Bonapartian counts
Wolffskeel 1219 Franconian nobility; 1819 enrolled in the Bavarian barons class; 1901 Bavarian counts
Wolframsdorf 1278 Vogtland-Meissnian and Thuringian noble families
Wolfstein 1290-1740 Bavarian-Franconian nobility
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Wolf harrow ? Swabian-Franconian noble family -
Wolfurt 1226 to 15th century medieval noble family and knighthood
Wolkenstein-Rodenegg / Wolkenstein-Trostburg 1140/47 Tyrolean nobility with two lines: Rodenegg and Trostburg; Wolkenstein-Trostburg line : 15th century barons, 1630 imperial counts; Wolkenstein-Rodenegg line : 1564 barons, 1628 imperial counts
Wool beater 1408 to? German-Kashubian noble family, Polish nobility recognition in 1526, Russian nobility legitimation in 1825
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Wolzog since 1393 Lower Austrian nobility, improvement of the hereditary-Austrian coat of arms in 1588, old Lower Austrian knighthood in 1591, knighthood in 1602 and award of the Neuhaus predicate , 1605 Moravian incolate, 1607 hereditary-Austrian baron, 1702 confirmation of imperial baron
Wopersnow 1385 to the end of the 18th century extinct Pomeranian nobility, later in Mecklenburg, Denmark, Wallonia and Lorraine, as well as Lower Saxony
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Worbis 1209 to the 18th century Eichsfelder and the Thuringian noble family
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Chamberlain of Worms since 11th century Noble family from the Middle Rhine
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Woyrsch since 1417 Bohemian nobility
Wozenitz since 1330 extinct, Mecklenburg noble family
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Wrangel since 1277 Baltic nobility; various lines were raised in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries to the Swedish and Prussian barons or counts.
Wratislaw von Mitrowitz since 1406 Primeval nobility of the countries of the Bohemian Crown; 1701 Imperial Counts
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Wrede since 1202 Westphalian nobility; 1653 Swedish barons; 1687 Swedish counts (Finnish line).
Wreech 1278 to? old Neumark noble family
Wrisberg since 1355 Lower Saxon noble family
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Wróblewski Polish noble family from Mazovia; 1772 Prussian nobility
Wrochem since 1379 Silesian nobility;
Wulffen 1156; 1220; 1407 three different noble families from Anhalt-Magdeburg, Brandenburg and Halberstadt. The Halberstadt family was accepted into the baron class in the Kingdom of Bavaria in 1813.
Würben / Wrbna u. Freudenthal since 1214 Silesian-Bohemian-Moravian noble family; Barons, state count in 1624. Since the beginning of the 19th century it has been called Wrbna u. Freudenthal
Wurmb since 1173 Thuringian-Saxon nobility
Wormbrand Stuppach since 1194 Lower Austrian nobility; 1607 Lower Austrian gentry; 1607 hereditary-Austrian baron class; 1682 counts
Wormlings since 1120 Swabian nobility;
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Württemberg since 1080 old dynasty of counts; 1495 imperial princes; Electors; Dukes
Würtzburg 1137-1922 extinct Franconian nobility; 1812 Enrollment in the baron class in Bavaria.
Wussow (Western Pomerania) 1262-1804 Pre-Pomeranian nobility
Wussow (Western Pomerania) since 1277 Old Pomeranian noble family
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Wüstenhoff 15th century to 1897 Magdeburg family, spread to Westphalia and East Prussia
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Wuthenau since 1273 Märkischer Uradel; 1721 Imperial barons and imperial counts.
Wylich including Wylich and Lottum since 1158 Nobility from the county of Kleve; 1608 Austrian barons, 1701 imperial count for the Gribbbenvorst line; 1654 Imperial Barons for the Diersfordt line
Wyttenbach since 1158 Originally from Biel, the patrician family from Bern, who had been a citizen of the city of Bern since 1586 (branch with the sloping stream in the coat of arms) and 1623 (branch with the straight stream in the coat of arms); 1511 letter of nobility from Emperor Maximilian
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