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Freyer Early Origins



The surname Freyer 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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Freyer Spelling Variations


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Freyer Spelling Variations



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

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Freyer Early History


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Freyer Early History



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

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Freyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Freyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Freyer 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:

Freyer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Freyer, who landed in South Carolina in 1749
  • Georg Paul Freyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770
  • Heinrich Freyer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770

Freyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Gottfr Freyer, aged 47, arrived in New York, NY in 1855
  • John Freyer, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1855
  • Emil Freyer, aged 15, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Freyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Freyer (post 1700)



  • John D. Freyer, American artist and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Edward G. Freyer, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Beirut, 1898
  • Sigismund Freyer (b. 1881), German bronze medalist equestrian at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Hans Freyer (1887-1969), German sociologist and philosopher
  • Achim Freyer (b. 1934), German stage director, set designer and painter
  • Christian Friedrich Freyer (1794-1885), German entomologist
  • Frank Barrows Freyer, United States Navy captain, 14th Naval Governor of Guam (1910-1911)
  • Edward Freyer (1910-1984), Australian rules footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Freyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Freyer 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 30 October 2015 at 10:14.

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