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Goyer Early Origins



The surname Goyer was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where they held a family seat on the estates of Sennecourt as a prestigious aristocratic family.

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Goyer Spelling Variations


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Goyer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goyer, Goyere, Gouyer, Gouyé, Gouyais, Gouyeais, Gouyait, Gouyeait, Goyez, Goyait, Goyais, Gouyez and many more.

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Goyer Early History


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Goyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goyer research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Goyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goyer 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:

Goyer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Francis Goyer, who landed in Maryland in 1662

Goyer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • François Goyer who settled in Louisiana in 1714

Goyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jorge Goyer, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1897

Goyer Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Goyer, who arrived in Montreal in 1659

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goyer (post 1700)



  • David S Goyer, comic book writer, screenwriter, and film director
  • Jean-Pierre Goyer (b. 1932), Canadian politician, Ottawa

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Goyer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. 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. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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    The Goyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goyer 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 28 November 2011 at 06:58.

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