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Geeraerts Early Origins



The surname Geeraerts was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Geeraerts Spelling Variations


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Geeraerts Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gheerens, Gherns, Gherin, Geerns, Geers, Gerens, Geresmes, Gierens and many more.

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Geeraerts Early History


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Geeraerts Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geeraerts research. Another 282 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Geeraerts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geeraerts Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geeraerts Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Giers, who arrived in Pennsylvania between the years 1748-1772; Joseph Giers, who came to New York city in 1754; Elisabetha C. Zimmer Geris, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1742.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geeraerts (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geeraerts (post 1700)



  • Jef Geeraerts (1930-2015), Belgian writer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Geeraerts Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geeraerts 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 11 May 2015 at 16:03.

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