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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.

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



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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.

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