is the ancestral home of the Fehder family. The Fehder surname evolved as a local
name. It is a name for a family that lived in Bavaria, where they made great contributions to the feudal
society which would become the backbone of early development of Europe.
Early Origins of the Fehder family
The surname Fehder was first found in Bavaria
, where the name could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal
society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. The name became prominent in local
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Fehder family
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Fehder Spelling Variations
In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians
spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations
of the name Fehder include Feder, Federer, Fedder, Federr, Fehder, Fehdder, Feyder and many more.
Early Notables of the Fehder family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fehder family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fehder Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Johann Henderik Fehder, who arrived in Halifax in 1752 on the "Sally", as a "Foreign Protestant" from Isenburg, Germany