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

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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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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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
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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
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  • 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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    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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.

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