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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 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
  • 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
  • ... (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
  • Angel Royer, who came to Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Peter Royer settled in Philadelphia in 1828
  • Ant Royer, aged 32, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830
  • 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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 18 December 2015 at 18:31.

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