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Freier Early Origins



The surname Freier was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Freier Spelling Variations


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Freier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Freir, Freier, Freire, Friere, Frier, Frieer, Freyer and many more.

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Freier Early History


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Freier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Freier research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 191 and 1910 are included under the topic Early Freier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Freier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Freier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Freier 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:

Freier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Conrad Freier, who landed in Texas in 1850
  • H Freier, who arrived in Texas in 1850
  • Konrad Freier, who landed in Texas in 1850
  • Bertha Freier, aged 11, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Augusta Freier, aged 15, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Freier Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Michael Freier, who landed in Alabama in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name Freier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Freier (post 1700)



  • Tom Freier, American politician in North Dakota
  • Kyle Freier, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 2004
  • Paul Freier (b. 1979), German Association footballer
  • Shalheveth Freier (1920-1995), German-born, British World War II soldier involved with smuggling Jewish refugees from Europe to Palestine 1943 to 1946
  • Recha Freier (1892-1984), Jewish founder of the Youth Aliyah organization in 1933 which saved the lives of 22,000 Jewish children from Nazi Germany
  • Philip Freier (b. 1955), Australian cleric, 13th Archbishop of Melbourne, Australia
  • Laurie Freier, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (father of Adam)
  • Adam Freier (b. 1980), Australian rugby union footballer

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Freier Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. 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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Freier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Freier 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 2 February 2016 at 09:43.

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