× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


The De boers 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 boers would have been originally used for someone with "bear-like" qualities, perhaps for someone who was big, or strong, like a bear.

De boers Early Origins



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

Close

De boers Spelling Variations


Expand

De boers Spelling Variations



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

Close

De boers Early History


Expand

De boers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De boers research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1708, 1709, 1871, 1888, 1475, 1528, 1504, 1605 and 1666 are included under the topic Early De boers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

De boers Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

De boers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De boers Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

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.

Close

De boers Family Crest Products


Expand

De boers Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    3. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    4. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The De boers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De boers 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 29 January 2014 at 15:03.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest