Meurer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Meurer surname comes from the German word "mauer," meaning "wall;" as such, the name is thought to have originally been occupational, for a builder of stone walls.
Early Origins of the Meurer family
The surname Meurer was first found in Austria, where the name Meurer became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Meurer family
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Meurer Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Maurer, Maurere, Maurers, Maureres, Maurerr, Maurrer, Maurerrs, Maurrers, Maurerre, Maurreres, Maureer, Morer, Moorer and many more.
Early Notables of the Meurer family (pre 1700)
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Meurer migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Meurer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Joan Phil Meurer, who landed in New York, NY in 1742 
- Johann Philip Meurer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1742 
- Philip Meurer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1742 
- Henri Meurer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 
Meurer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Hubert Meurer, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 
- Kathar Meurer, aged 22, who landed in Brazil in 1846 
- Peter Joseph Meurer, who landed in Brazil in 1846 
- Johann Meurer, aged 26, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 
- Christian Meurer, who landed in America in 1857 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Meurer (post 1700) +
- Elisabeth Meurer, American producer and actress, known for Enemy Empire (2013), The Borrower (2015) and Alien Theory (2016)
- Camilla Meurer, German actress, known for Goede tijden, slechte tijden (1990), The Dinner (2013) and Stilleven (2015)
- Jens Meurer (b. 1963), German-born, South African BAFTA Award nominated producer and director, known for his work on Rush (2013), Black Book (2006) and Filth (2013)
- Markus Meurer (b. 1959), German outsider artist
- Willi Meurer (1915-1981), German cyclist at the 1936 Summer Olympics
- Manfred Meurer (1919-1944), German Luftwaffe night fighter flying ace of World War II credited with 65 aerial victories, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
- Manfred Meurer, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 65 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
- Hugo Meurer (1869-1960), Croatian Vice-Admiral of the Kaiserliche Marine
Historic Events for the Meurer family +
- Heinz Meurer (1921-1992), German Matrose serving aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he survived the sinking 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details