Nier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Nier family

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.

Important Dates for the Nier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nier research. Another 45 words (3 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.

Nier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Néret, Néred, Néred, Nerad and many more.

Early Notables of the Nier family (pre 1700)

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Nier migration to the United States

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 [1]
Nier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Kibber Nier, aged 26, who landed in Missouri in 1846 [1]
  • S I Nier, aged 26, who arrived in Missouri in 1846 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Nier (post 1700)

  • George J. Nier, American Republican politician, Delegate to New York State Constitutional Convention 46th District, 1938 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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