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Mauer Early Origins



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.

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Mauer Spelling Variations


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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.

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Mauer Early History


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Mauer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mauer research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1832, and 1872 are included under the topic Early Mauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mauer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mauer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mauer 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



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
  • Peter Mauer, who landed in New York in 1710
  • Johan Georg Mauer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Anna Marg Mauer, aged 7, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1735
  • ... (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
  • Friedrich Mauer, who arrived in America in 1839

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mauer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mauer (post 1700)



  • George Mauer, American politician, Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1994
  • Ethel A. Mauer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940
  • Charles A. Mauer, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio State House of Representatives from Hamilton County, 1938
  • Charles Mauer, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Richmond County 2nd District, 1919
  • 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
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Mauer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mauer 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 7 October 2015 at 15:25.

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