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Nier Early Origins



The surname Nier was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol at Mintiereand several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Nier Spelling Variations


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Nier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Néret, Néred, Néred, Nerad, Nérad and others.

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Nier Early History


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Nier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nier research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1622 and 1692 are included under the topic Early Nier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nier 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 were:

Nier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Godvried Nier, who arrived in New York in 1709

Nier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Kibber Nier, aged 26, landed in Missouri in 1846
  • S I Nier, aged 26, arrived in Missouri in 1846

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nier (post 1700)



  • George J. Nier, American Republican politician, Delegate to New York State Constitutional Convention 46th District, 1938

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Nier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nier 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 10:30.

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