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Fehr Early Origins



The surname Fehr was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Fehr Spelling Variations


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Fehr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.

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Fehr Early History


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Fehr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fehr research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1702 is included under the topic Early Fehr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fehr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fehr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fehr 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 were:

Fehr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Fehr, who arrived in Carolina in 1734
  • Andreas Fehr, who came to America in 1738
  • Jacob Fehr, who landed in Carolina in 1738
  • Sebastian Fehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Conrad Fehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fehr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Henry Fehr, who arrived in New York in 1836
  • Katharina Fehr, who landed in Venezuela in 1842
  • Henry Fehr, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Jose Fehr, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Adam Fehr, who came to St. Clair Co. IL in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fehr Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Barbara Fehr, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Elisabeth Fehr, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

Fehr Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Cornelius Fehr, who arrived in Manitoba in 1875
  • Aganetha Janzen Fehr, who came to Manitoba in 1875
  • Aganetha Fehr, who settled in Manitoba in 1875
  • William Fehr, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Agatha Petkau Fehr, who arrived in Manitoba in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fehr Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Fehr arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ernestina" in 1865
  • Mary Phoebe Fehr arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ernestina" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fehr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fehr (post 1700)



  • Rudi Fehr (1911-1999), American film editor
  • Rick Fehr (b. 1962), American golfer
  • Donald Fehr (b. 1948), American baseball official
  • O. L. Fehr, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912
  • Elizabeth Fehr, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949
  • Konrad Fehr (b. 1910), Swiss field hockey player
  • Mario Fehr (b. 1958), Swiss politician
  • Martin Fehr (1885-1938), Swedish politician
  • Oded Fehr (b. 1970), Israeli actor
  • Oskar Fehr (1871-1959), German ophtalmologist
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Fehr Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Fehr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fehr 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 7 June 2016 at 17:19.

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