Moyer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Moyer surname in Scotland is thought to have been a topographic name for someone who resided near a moor, or heath.

Early Origins of the Moyer family

The surname Moyer was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times.The family name Moyer first appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Moyer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moyer research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 18 J, 1636, 1644, 1st , 1610, 1644, 1st , 1862, 1933, 1894, 1957, 1925, 1998, 1955, 1609, 1683, 1653, 1610, 1644, 1st and 1636 are included under the topic Early Moyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moyer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Moir, Moar, Moer, Moyer, Moyr and others.

Early Notables of the Moyer family (pre 1700)

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moyer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moyer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moyer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas Moyer, who landed in New York in 1664 [1]
  • Allen Moyer, who arrived in Maryland in 1665 [1]
Moyer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Caspar Moyer, aged 32, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]
  • Caspar Moyer, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Daniel Moyer, aged 28, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]
  • Johannis Moyer, aged 48, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736 [1]
  • Henrick Moyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Moyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Moyer, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • Conrad Moyer, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1841 [1]
  • Philip Moyer, who arrived in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • H Moyer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Elva Moyer, aged 4, who landed in America, in 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Moyer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hienrich Moyer, aged 45, who landed in America from Osterbruch, in 1900
  • Charles Moyer, aged 11, who immigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1902
  • Charles Howard Moyer, who landed in America, in 1904
  • David Moyer, aged 35, who settled in America from Uszlokna, Germany, in 1908
  • Gertrude Moyer, aged 34, who immigrated to America, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Moyer migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moyer Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • C. H. Cecil Moyer, aged 28, who settled in Ottawa, Canada, in 1914
  • Harold Moyer, aged 24, who settled in Canada, in 1918

Contemporary Notables of the name Moyer (post 1700)

  • Paul Moyer (b. 1961), former professional American football player
  • John Moyer (b. 1975), American football defensive lineman
  • John Moyer (b. 1973), American musician, bassist for the band Disturbed
  • Kenneth Wayne Moyer (b. 1966), former professional American football player
  • Charles Edward Moyer (1885-1962), pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Donald R. Moyer (1930-1951), American decorated soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War
  • Frederick Moyer (b. 1957), American concert pianist
  • Tawny Moyer (b. 1958), American actress who starred in film and in television
  • Kermit Moyer (b. 1943), American author
  • John Gould Moyer (1893-1976), United States Navy Rear admiral, and the 31st Governor of American Samoa
  • ... (Another 34 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ 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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