The name Niederer is thought to be a habitational name, taken on from a place name, perhaps from Niederhausen, in the district of Bad Kreuznach in Rhineland-Palatinate, in western Germany.
Early Origins of the Niederer family
The surname Niederer was first found in Bavaria
, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Niederer family
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Niederer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Niederhaus, Niederhauser, Nirderhausen, Niederhaussen and many more.
Early Notables of the Niederer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Niederer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Niederer Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Alexander Niederer, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874