HouseofNames.com

Continuing Research

Notables Added the last 12 months
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


The Moorer 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.

 More

The surname Moorer was first found in Austria, where the name Moorer 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.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maurer, Maurere, Maurers, Maureres, Maurerr, Maurrer, Maurerrs, Maurrers, Maurerre, Maurreres, Maureer, Morer, Moorer and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moorer research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1677, 1701, 1777, and 1787 are included under the topic Early Moorer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

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

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moorer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Degmon L. Moorer, who was naturalized in Miami in 1899
 More

  • Thomas Hinman Moorer (1912-2004), American admiral, Chief of Naval Operations, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Stephen Moorer (b. 1961), American stage actor, director and producer
  • Michael Lee Moorer (b. 1967), American former professional boxer
  • James Andy Moorer (b. 1945), American digital audio and computer music engineer who holds four patents
  • Allison Moorer (b. 1972), American alternative country singer and the younger sister of Shelby Lynne
 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Moorer Armorial History With Coat of ArmsMoorer Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Moorer Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageMoorer Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Moorer Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesMoorer Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Moorer Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainMoorer Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Moorer Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugMoorer Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Moorer Armorial History with FrameMoorer Armorial History with Frame
Moorer Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsMoorer Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. 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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. 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).
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Moorer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moorer 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 6 December 2015 at 08:10.

    Sign Up

      

    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more