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The surname Guider developed into a surname independently, from a few sources. It evolved from the Low German word "Gude," meaning "good. " It came from the Frisian word "Gudde." As well as from the German Gut(h), which was used in the Middle Ages to refer to a free man of noble birth.

Guider Early Origins



The surname Guider was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Gude is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region. The earliest instance of the name appears to be of a knight in Upper Alsace in 1251 with the name Guotman. A Herman der Guot is on record in Suz in 1236; and a Gerhard de Guden was on record in Kolberg in 1277.

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Guider Spelling Variations


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Guider Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gude, Gudde, Gudenau, Gudentz, Guenus, Güder, Gudiel, Gudin, Guedin, Guchte, Gute, Guten, Guter, Guth, Gutte, Gutteling, Guttenberg, Guettenberg, Guttenberg and many more.

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Guider Early History


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Guider Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guider research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1581, 1696, 1730, 1765, 1635, 1689, 1645, 1698, 1684, 1698, 1400 and 1468 are included under the topic Early Guider History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guider Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guider Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time included Marquard Gude (1635-1689), a German archaeologist and classical scholar; Johann Gottfried von Guttenberg (1645-1698), Franconian nobleman, Prince-Bishop of Würzburg 1684-1698; and Johann...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guider 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:

Guider Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nicolas Guider, who settled in Louisiana in 1718

Guider Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Guider, who landed in Baltimore in 1832
  • Daniel Guider, who was naturalized in Virginia in 1856
  • Benjamin Guider, who was naturalized in Mississippi in 1857
  • Benjamin Guider, who arrived in Mississippi in 1857

Guider Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Patt Guider, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guider (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guider (post 1700)



  • Joseph A. Guider, American Democrat politician, Borough President of Brooklyn, New York, 1925-26
  • Joseph A. Guider, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1896, 1898-1900
  • Chris Guider (b. 1962), Australian rugby league player active in the 1980s who played for the St. George Dragons (1984-986) where he rose to captain of the team in 1986

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Guider Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guider 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 20 January 2016 at 10:26.

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