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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
  • Joseph Guyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Geo Guyer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

Guyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arnold Guyer, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1872

Guyer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Guyer arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Hyde" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guyer (post 1700)



  • Gordon Earl Guyer (1926-2016), American educator, President of Michigan State University (1992-1993)

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Guyer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    11. ...

    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 1 April 2016 at 14:45.

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