The surname Gehren was first found in Saxony-Weimar, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Gehring, 44, who came with his wife and seven children to New York city in 1874; Joachim Gehrig, who came to Philadelphia in 1750; and Johann Georg Gehringer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751..