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Beerre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The modern state of Germany is the glorious birthplace of the surname Beerre. By and large, hereditary surname were formed in Germany when most of the German states were a part of the Holy Roman Empire. At this time, as the population of Europe swelled and travel became easier, people began to encounter others sharing their own name and they avoided confusion by adopting a second name. A common form of surname found in Germany are those that are derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The surname Beerre was a name for a person who had the strength of a bear. Ancient records reveal the name Beerre is derived from the Old German word ber, which means bear.

Early Origins of the Beerre family


The surname Beerre was first found in Silesia and Bohemia, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the family became a well-known and integral part of those regions.

Early History of the Beerre family


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Beerre Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Beer, Beere, Beare, Beerr, Beerre, Bear, Beerli (Swiss), Beeren, Beren, Beering and many more.

Early Notables of the Beerre family (pre 1700)


Notables of the period with the surname Beerre were Johann Beer also Bahr, Behr or Bär, (1655-1700); an Austrian author, court official and composer; and Christian Theophil Chrisostomus Beer, who came from a...
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Migration of the Beerre family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Beer, who came to Germantown, Pa. in 1706. Hannah Beer, age 36; arrived in New York City in 1820; as did Thomas Beer at the age of 35.

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