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Derrah Early Origins



The surname Derrah was first found in Bavaria, where the name Derrah was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Derrah Spelling Variations


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Derrah Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Derrah, Derr, Derrschau, Derval, Deire, Deurrah, Teran, Terras, Terrah, Terra and many more.

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Derrah Early History


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Derrah Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Derrah research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1578, 1702 and 1451 are included under the topic Early Derrah History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Derrah Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Derrah Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Derrah 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: Juan Teran, who arrived in New Orleans in 1822; Juan Terra, who settled in Baltimore in 1823; Anna Barb. Deur, who arrived in Baltimore in 1832; Kaspar Terra, who came to New York in 1839.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Derrah (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Derrah (post 1700)



  • Thomas Derrah, American actor
  • Robert Derrah, Canadian professor Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Derrah Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Derrah 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 15 October 2014 at 12:11.

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