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Hier Early Origins



The surname Hier 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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Hier Spelling Variations


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Hier Spelling Variations



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

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Hier Early History


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Hier Early History



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

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Hier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hier 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:

Hier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Lenhart Hier, aged 40, landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Michael Hier, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1769

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hier (post 1700)



  • Ethel Glenn Hier (1889-1971), American composer, teacher and pianist
  • Rabbi Marvin Hier (b. 1939), American dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • Harry K. Hier, American Democrat politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Barnstead; Elected 1938
  • Edward J. Hier, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 106th District, 1978

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Hier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hier 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 17 May 2016 at 18:05.

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