Gevers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gevers family

The surname Gevers 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

Early History of the Gevers family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gevers research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1815, 1837, and 1857 are included under the topic Early Gevers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gevers Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gevers, Geverdes, Gevertz, Gevaerts, Gevarts, Geffer, Gavers, Gavere, Geevers, Jeevers, Jevers and many more.

Early Notables of the Gevers family (pre 1700)

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United States Gevers migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gevers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • George Gevers, who landed in America in 1873 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Gevers (post 1700) +

  • Marcia Gevers, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980 [2]
  • Marie Gevers, Belgian novelist
  • Nick Gevers, South African science fiction editor and critic


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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