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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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Derrah Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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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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