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Where did the German Ehrhert family come from? What is the German Ehrhert family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ehrhert family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ehrhert family history?The ancestral home of the Ehrhert family is in the German province of Bavaria. Ehrhert is a German nickname surname. Such names came from eke-names, or added names, that described their initial bearer through reference to a physical characteristic or other attribute. It is a name for a courageous or honorable person. The surname Ehrhert is composed of two German words meaning honor and bravery.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ehrhardt, Ehrhart, Erhart, Erhard, Erhardt, Errheart, Errhart, Errhard, Errhardt, Earhart, Airhart and many more.
First found in Bavaria, 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ehrhert research. Another 227 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1824, 1391, 1573, 1854 and 1808 are included under the topic Early Ehrhert History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 109 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ehrhert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henrich Ehrhardt, who settled in New York in 1709-1710; Heinrich Ehrhart, who settled in Philadelphia in 1766; Johan Ehrhart settled in Philadelphia in 1749.
The Ehrhert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ehrhert 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.
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