Bevier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bevier family

The surname Bevier was first found in Austria, where the name Bevier came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries which, combined with their great contributions to society, served to elevate their social status.The family became well-known as a family of imperial knights and barons.

Early History of the Bevier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bevier research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1702 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Bevier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bevier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bevier, Bevierre, Beviere, Bevvier, Beviers, Bevviers, Bavier, Baevier, Bavierre, Baevierre, Bavierre, Baevierre, Bavvier, Baevvier, Baviers, Baeviers, Bavviers and many more.

Early Notables of the Bevier family (pre 1700)

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United States Bevier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bevier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Louis Bevier, who arrived in New York State in 1675
  • Louis Bevier, who landed in New York in 1675 [1]
Bevier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bernard Bevier, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860

Contemporary Notables of the name Bevier (post 1700) +

  • Isabel Bevier (1860-1942), American pioneer in the development what would later become known as home economics, through a program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Lillian Riemer BeVier (b. 1939), American Professor of Law at the University of Virginia

The Bevier Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Recte faciendo
Motto Translation: Act justly.

  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) on Facebook
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