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Leir History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Leir family


The surname Leir was first found in Ulm, where the family was established in early times.

Early History of the Leir family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leir research.
Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1780, 1796, 1818, and 1851 are included under the topic Early Leir History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Leir Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Leier, Leir, Laer, Leyer, Leyher, Layer, Layher, Laier and many more.

Early Notables of the Leir family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Leir Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Leir family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leir Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ludwig Leir, who landed in America in 1853 [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)
  • Theresa Victoria Leir, who arrived in America in 1853 [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)
  • Jakob Moriz Leir, who arrived in America in 1855 [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)
  • H Leir, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1860 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Leir (post 1700)


  • Roger K. Leir D.P.M. (1934-2014), American podiatric surgeon and ufologist, best known as an investigator of alien implants

Historic Events for the Leir family



HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Richard Hugh Leir, British Midshipman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking, also sailed aboard the HMS Exeter [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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Citations


  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. ^ HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html

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