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Guyer Early Origins



The surname Guyer 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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.

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Guyer Spelling Variations


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Guyer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Gooyer, Goyer, Goyet, Guyer, Guyard, Geyer, Gayer and many more.

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Guyer Early History


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Guyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guyer research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1572, 1628, 1638 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Guyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guyer 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:

Guyer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Guyer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joseph Guyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Geo Guyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Guyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arnold Guyer, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1872 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Guyer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Guyer, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Hyde" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM HYDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WilliamHyde.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guyer (post 1700)



  • Ulysses Samuel Guyer (1868-1943), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas (1924-1925)
  • Thad McIntosh Guyer (b. 1950), American civil rights lawyer
  • Tennyson Guyer (1912-1981), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 4th district (1973-1981)
  • Reynolds "Reyn" Winsor Guyer (b. 1935), American inventor, known for his Twister in 1967 and the NERF ball in 1969, inducted into the Hasbro toy and game Inventors' Hall of Fame in 1986
  • Paul Guyer (b. 1948), American Jonathan Nelson Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Brown University since 2012
  • Michael Frederic Guyer (1874-1959), American cytologist and zoologist
  • Jane I. Guyer (b. 1943), American George Armstrong Kelly Professor in the Department of Anthropology at The Johns Hopkins University
  • Gordon Earl Guyer (1926-2016), American academic, President of Michigan State University (1992–1993)
  • Gino Guyer (b. 1983), American professional ice hockey centre
  • Denis E. Guyer (b. 1966), American politician, Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 2nd Berkshire District (2005-2011)
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WILLIAM HYDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WilliamHyde.htm

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  3. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  7. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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The Guyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guyer 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 10 October 2017 at 08:03.

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