Guider History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Guider family

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.

Early History of the Guider family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guider research. Another 106 words (8 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Guider family (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...
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United States Guider migration to the United States +

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 [1]

New Zealand Guider migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Guider Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Patt Guider, aged 23, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874

Contemporary Notables of the name Guider (post 1700) +

  • Joseph A. Guider, American Democrat politician, Borough President of Brooklyn, New York, 1925-26 [2]
  • Joseph A. Guider, American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1896, 1898-1900 [2]
  • 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

  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 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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