The surname Peier was first found in the Palatinate, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
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of this family name include: Peter, Petter, Peeter, Peetter, Peater, Peatter, Peters, Petersen, Peer, Peers and many more.
Notables with the name Peier during this period were Catharina Peeters (1615-1676), Flemish
Baroque painter noted for painting seascapes; Johannes (or Jan) Peeters (1624-1677), a Flemish
Baroque painter who specialized in seascapes and shipwrecks; and Carl Friedrich Peters (1779-1827), a German music publisher who began the famous "Peters Edition" of inexpensive... Another 61 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.