Bauerr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The historical and enchanting region of Austria is the birthplace of the distinguished family name Bauerr. Austria, which was originally home to a Celtic people, was conquered by the Roman Empire in about 15 BC. Following the fall of Rome, Austria was repeatedly invaded by barbarian tribes, such as the Vandals, Visigoths, and Huns, who swept in from the east. During the 5th and 6th centuries, the Alemanni, Avars and Slavs settled Austria. The Avars were defeated in 785 by the Frankish emperor Charlemagne, who set up the East Mark, which later became known as the Österreich. Otto I defeated the Magyars in 955. Austria was ruled by the Babenburger dynasty until 1278, when they were succeeded by the Hapsburg dynasty, which ruled Austria until the 20th century.

Early Origins of the Bauerr family

The surname Bauerr was first found in Austria and Bavaria, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Bauerr family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bauerr research. Another 218 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1538, 1761, 1781, 1786, 1803, 1809, 1846, 1859, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Bauerr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bauerr Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Bauerr include Bauer, Baur, Bauerr, Bauerre, Bower, Boerema, Bohr, Burr and many more.

Early Notables of the Bauerr family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Bauerr were Bruno Bauer (1809-1882), who was a controversial German theologian, historian, and student of Hegel. Ludwig Amandus Bauer (1803-1846)...
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Migration of the Bauerr family

After the First World War, Austria became a republic. The Treaty of Versailles broke up the empire in 1919 and many of the Sudeten Germans were incorporated into the new nation of Czechoslovakia. In the 20th century, many Austrians migrated to other parts of Germany or Europe, as well as to North America. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bauerr were Adam Bauer, age 28; who came to Canada in 1783; Catherina Bauer, age 40; who arrived in New York State in 1901; Frederick Bauer, who settled in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1855. Jacob Bauer came to Philadelphia in 1749.

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