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Multiple Origins for the Surname Royer


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Royer Early Origins



The surname Royer was first found in Limousin, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Royer Spelling Variations


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Royer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Royere, Royaire, Royeres, Royaires, Royer, Royerre, Des Royers, Des Royaires, Des Royeres, De Roiere, De Royer, le Royer and many more.

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Royer Early History


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Royer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Royer research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1096, 1300, 1384, 1551, and 1608 are included under the topic Early Royer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Royer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Royer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Royer 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:

Royer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Noel Royer, who settled in Carolina with his wife, Madelainne, his daughters, Marie and Madelinne, his sons, Pierre and Noel and his daughter-in-law, Judith Giton, in 1695

Royer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sebastian Royer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1718 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Anna Margaretha Royer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1726
  • Agnes Flockirth Royer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1726
  • Anna Margaret Royer, who arrived in America sometime between 1726 and 1727
  • John Jacob Royer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Royer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Angel Royer, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Angel Royer, who setted in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Peter Royer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1828
  • Ant Royer, aged 32, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • A. R. Royer, who settled in San Francisco in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Royer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Royer (post 1700)



  • William Royer (b. 1920), US politician
  • Michelle Royer (b. 1966), former Miss USA
  • Lee "Rock" Royer (1938-1973), American football coach
  • Hugh Royer Jr. (b. 1936), American PGA golfer
  • Charles Royer (b. 1939), former mayor of Seattle
  • Casey Royer (b. 1958), American drummer
  • Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer (1705-1755), French composer
  • Clémence Royer (1830-1902), French scientist and feminist
  • Alphonse Royer (1803-1875), French author, dramatist and theatre manager
  • Julien Bentley Royer (b. 1955), Dominican politician in the Dominica Labour Party

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Royer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Royer 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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