Mauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Mauer family

The surname Mauer was first found in Austria, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Mauer family

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Mauer Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Mauer include Mauer, Mauerer, Maurer, Maurerer, Maur, Moyr, Moyer, Mauers, Mauermann, Maurmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Mauer family (pre 1700)

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Mauer Ranking

In the United States, the name Mauer is the 12,001st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Mauer migration to the United States +

Austria was made a republic after the First World War. The Austro-Hungarian Empire was broken up by the Treaty of Versailles and many of its people found themselves in the new nation of Czechoslovakia. Many other Austrians and expatriate Austrians made their way to North America in the 20th century. Most landed in Philadelphia, later continuing on to the states of Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Some Austrian settlers also went to western Canada and Ontario. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Mauer or a variant listed above:

Mauer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Mauer, Johann Jacob Mauer, and John Maur with his wife and five children, all of whom emigrated to America in 1709
  • Georg Mauer, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [2]
  • Peter Mauer, who landed in New York in 1710 [2]
  • Johan Georg Mauer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [2]
  • Anna Marg Mauer, aged 7, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1735 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Mauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Mauer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [2]
  • Friedrich Mauer, who arrived in America in 1839 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mauer (post 1700) +

  • Gary Mauer, American actor
  • Donald Charles "Jake" Mauer (b. 1978), former American Minor League Baseball player
  • John W. Mauer (1901-1978), American college basketball, baseball and football coach
  • Ken Mauer Jr. (b. 1955), American professional basketball official
  • Joseph Patrick Mauer (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • George Mauer, American politician, Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1994 [3]
  • Ethel A. Mauer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 [3]
  • Charles A. Mauer, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio State House of Representatives from Hamilton County, 1938 [3]
  • Charles Mauer, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Richmond County 2nd District, 1919 [3]
  • Frank Mauer (b. 1988), German professional ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from on Facebook