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The name Niederwerfer 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.

Niederwerfer Early Origins



The surname Niederwerfer 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.

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Niederwerfer Spelling Variations


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Niederwerfer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Niederhaus, Niederhauser, Nirderhausen, Niederhaussen and many more.

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Niederwerfer Early History


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Niederwerfer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Niederwerfer research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Niederwerfer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Niederwerfer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Niederwerfer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Niederwerfer 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel Niederhaus, who came to Philadelphia in 1771; Dan Niederhausen, who arrived in America sometime between 1764 and 1798; as well as Rudolphe Niederhausen, who arrived in New York in 1833 with his wife Rosina and their 10 children..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Niederwerfer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Niederwerfer (post 1700)



  • Richard Niederwerfer, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from South Windsor, 1910, 1934

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Niederwerfer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Niederwerfer 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 11 December 2015 at 10:27.

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