Early Origins of the Derrah family
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.
Early History of the Derrah family
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Derrah Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Derrah, Derr, Derrschau, Derval, Deire, Deurrah, Teran, Terras, Terrah, Terra and many more.
Early Notables of the Derrah family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Derrah family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Derrah (post 1700)
- Thomas Derrah, American actor
- Robert Derrah, Canadian professor Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta