such as Egers names emerged as early as the mid-9th century. These surnames were derived from the given name of the father of the first bearer of the name; Egers means "son of Eggert."
Early Origins of the Egers family
The surname Egers was first found in Schleswig-Holstein, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. This name was quite common in the city of Hamburg.
Early History of the Egers family
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Egers Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eggers, Egers, Egge, Eggens, Egges, Ecgers, Eggs, Egs, Eggerts, Egging, Eggerding and many more.
Early Notables of the Egers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Egers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Julius Eggers, age 39; who arrived in Albany, N.Y. in 1776. Charlotte Eggers settled with her 4 children in Baltimore, Maryland in 1823; E.A. Eggers settled in Philadelphia in 1862.
Contemporary Notables of the name Egers (post 1700)
- John Richard "Jack" Egers (b. 1949), retired Canadian ice hockey right winger, CHL Leading Scorer (1969-1970)