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Baer Early Origins



The surname Baer was first found in Lower Saxony, where the name Bar was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Baer Spelling Variations


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Baer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bar, Barr, Barre, Bars, Barres, Ber, Baer, Berr, Baerr, Berre, Baerre, Bers, Baers, Berres and many more.

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Baer Early History


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Baer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baer research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1701 is included under the topic Early Baer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Baer 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:

Baer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Fred Baer, aged 10, landed in New York in 1710
  • John Jacob Baer, aged 4, arrived in New York in 1710
  • Jacob Baer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Wans Jacob Baer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Rudolf Baer, who landed in America in 1739
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Baer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • IT Baer, aged 6, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Friedrich Baer, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1850
  • W Baer, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Lorance Baer, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1852
  • Daniel Baer, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Baer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adam Baer, aged 23, who landed in America from Langendren, Germany, in 1908
  • Adolphe Baer, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Baer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Baer (post 1700)



  • Werner Baer (1931-2016), American economist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Brigadier-General Joseph Augustus Baer (1878-1958), American Chief of Staff, 2nd Service Command (1942-1944)
  • Max Baer Jr. (b. 1937), American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director perhaps best known as "Jethro" on the TV sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies
  • William Jacob Baer (1860-1941), American painter, responsible for the revival of interest in miniature painting
  • Harold Baer Jr. (b. 1933), American Federal District Judge in the Southern District of New York
  • George Frederick Baer (1842-1914), American lawyer who was the President of the Reading Railroad
  • George Baer Jr. (1763-1834), United States Representative from the fourth district of Maryland, serving from 1797 to 1801 and from 1815 to 1817
  • Ralph H. Baer (b. 1922), German-born American inventor, recipient of the National Medal of Technology in 2006
  • Byron Baer (1929-2007), American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature
  • Max Adelbert "Madcap Maxie" Baer Sr. (1909-1959), American boxer of the 1930s, one-time Heavyweight Champion of the World
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Baer


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Suggested Readings for the name Baer



  • The Genealogy of Henry Baer of Leacock, Pennsylvania by Willis Nissley Baer.

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Baer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Baer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baer 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.

    This page was last modified on 31 October 2016 at 22:52.

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