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Multiple Origins for the Surname Herr


German


Herr Early Origins



The surname Herr was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Herr Spelling Variations


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Herr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Herr, Her, Here and others.

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Herr Early History


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Herr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herr research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 178 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Herr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Herr 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:

Herr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Herr, who arrived in America in 1731
  • Ludwig Johan Herr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Johannes Herr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Hans Jacob Herr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Philip Herr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Herr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Herr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • Conrad Herr, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • George Herr, aged 29, arrived in Missouri in 1846
  • Fritz Herr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Frederich Herr, aged 5, landed in New York, NY in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Herr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carolina Herr, aged 20, landed in New York, NY in 1913
  • Eugen Friedrich Herr, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1913
  • Georg Herr, aged 22, landed in Florida in 1913
  • Ludwig Herr, aged 15, landed in New York, NY in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herr (post 1700)



  • Major-General John Knowles Herr (1878-1955), American Commanding Officer 7th Cavalry Regiment (1938-1942) Chief of Cavalry (1935-1938)
  • Herbert Thacker Herr (1876-1933), American engineer and inventor
  • Don Herr (1889-1953), American racecar driver
  • Joseph Herr (1865-1933), American professional baseball player
  • Hugh Herr (b. 1964), American rock climber, engineer and biophysicist
  • Aaron Mitchell Herr (b. 1981), American professional baseball player
  • Matthew Herr (b. 1976), retired American ice hockey forward
  • Beth Herr (b. 1964), American tennis player
  • A. J. Herr, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 15th District, 1875-84
  • Charles E. Herr, American politician, Mayor of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1953-55
  • ... (Another 23 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Herr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herr 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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