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The De beere surname comes from the Dutch word Dutch "beer," meaning "bear;" and as such was thought to have been a nickname which evolved into a surname. Nicknames were used to describe physical characteristics, behavior, mannerisms, and even favored styles of clothing. In this case, De beere would have been originally used for someone with "bear-like" qualities, perhaps for someone who was big, or strong, like a bear.

De beere Early Origins



The surname De beere was first found in Utrecht in the Netherlands, thought to be the ancestral homeland of the bearers of the prestigious surname.

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De beere Spelling Variations


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De beere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Beer, De Beer, de Bere, DeBeere, deBeere and many more.

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De beere Early History


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De beere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De beere research. Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1708, 1709, 1871, 1888, 1475, 1528, 1504, 1591, 1605 and 1666 are included under the topic Early De beere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De beere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De beere Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Jan de Beer (c.1475-1528), known as the Master of the Milan Adoration, a Flemish painter and draughtsman, who became a master in 1504. Active in Antwerp...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De beere 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 or some of its variants were: Anthony Beers, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1657; Valtin Beer, who settled in Pensylvania in 1732; Peter Beer, who arrive in Pennsylvania in 1741;Joseph Debeer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The De beere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De beere 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 30 May 2017 at 08:25.

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