Hauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Hauer, comes from the German word "Heu" meaning "hay." The name is occupational in origin, especially so, when it serves as an element in a compound. Heumaier would refer to the officer who oversaw the delivery of the hay harvest. Heuwemenger is the equivalent of "Heuhändler" meaning hey merchant. The surname Hauer on its own would likely be applied to a hay farmer or cutter.

Early Origins of the Hauer family

The surname Hauer was first found in what are now Germany and Switzerland, where the earliest mentions of the name include Cunrat der Hewer in Württemberg in 1329, Heu in Konstanz, Hauwemenger in Frankfurt in 1387, and Heurechen in Zürich in 1400. The name could also be found in Bohemia and Moravia in the 14th Century, especially within compound names, such as Heuleiter, Heureufel, Heubüschl, Heuteuer, and Heuradem.

Early History of the Hauer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hauer research. Another 70 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1574, and 1589 are included under the topic Early Hauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hauer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Heu, Heuer, Hewer, Heyer, Heiermann, Hauer, Heumann and many more.

Early Notables of the Hauer family (pre 1700)

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hauer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Hauer migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hauer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anthony Hauer, who landed in Pennsytvania in 1751 [1]
  • Anton Hauer, who arrived in America in 1751 [1]
  • Bernhard Hauer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Bernhardt Hauer, who arrived in America in 1751 [1]
  • Christoff Hauer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Hauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinrich W. Hauer, who settled in Indiana with his wife and seven children
  • Sophie Hauer, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]
  • Adolph Hauer, who arrived in Mississippi in 1859 [1]
  • Magdalena Hauer, who arrived in New York in 1860 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hauer (post 1700) +

  • Erwin Hauer (b. 1926), Austrian-born American sculptor
  • Jacob L. Hauer, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900 [2]
  • Jakob Wilhelm Hauer (1881-1962), German Indologist
  • Josef Matthias Hauer (1883-1959), self-taught Austrian composer
  • Rutger Oelsen Hauer (b. 1944), Golden Globe-winning Dutch film actor
  • Franz Ritter von Hauer (1822-1899), Austrian geologist

  • Willi Hauer (1923-1941), German Matrose who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 5) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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