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Early Origins of the Heringer family

The surname Heringer was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Heringer family

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Heringer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haring, Harings, Haringer, Haringen, Harinck, Haringhoek, Haringshauen, Harinsma, Harinx, Harinxma, Hering and many more.

Early Notables of the Heringer family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Heringer family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Godvryd Haring who settled in New York in 1709; Anna Haring who arrived in Carolina in 1749; Barbara Weber Haring who settled in Pennsylvania in 1794.

Contemporary Notables of the name Heringer (post 1700)

  • Anna Heringer (b. 1977), German sustainable architect

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