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Multiple Origins for the Surname Seeger


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Seeger Early Origins



The surname Seeger was first found in the province of Wuerttemburg, where the name Seeger was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the Feudal System that became prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Austria and Bavaria, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Seeger Spelling Variations


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Seeger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Seeger, Seagar, Seager, Seagerr, Seagr, Seegers, Seger, Sagar, Saigar, Segger, Sieger, Siegert, Seggert and many more.

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Seeger Early History


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Seeger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seeger research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1740 and 1767 are included under the topic Early Seeger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seeger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seeger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Seeger 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:

Seeger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Nicolas Seeger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johann Georg Seeger, who landed in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Wilhelm Friederich Seeger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • Johann Seeger, who arrived in America in 1779

Seeger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gabriel Seeger settled in Ohio in 1816
  • Gabriel Seeger, who landed in Ohio in 1816
  • Jean Pierre Seeger, who arrived in America in 1832
  • Joh Gerh Seeger, aged 32, landed in America in 1833
  • Hedenke Seeger, aged 8, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Seeger Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Ulrich Seeger came to Nova Scotia between 1749 and 1752
  • Ulrich Seeger, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seeger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seeger (post 1700)



  • Raymond John Seeger (1906-1992), American physicist
  • Toshi Aline Seeger (1922-2013), American filmmaker, producer, and environmental activist, wife of Pete Seeger
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953), born Ruth Porter Crawford, American modernist composer and folk music specialist
  • Alan Seeger (1888-1916), American poet who fought and died in World War I during the Battle of the Somme, uncle of Pete Seeger
  • Mike Seeger (1933-2009), American folk musician and folklorist, half-brother of Pete Seeger
  • Charles Seeger (1886-1979), American musicologist, composer, and teacher
  • Harold "Hal" Seeger (1917-2005), American animated cartoon producer and director (Hal Seeger Productions)
  • Al Seeger (b. 1980), American boxer nicknamed "The Quiet Storm"
  • John Seeger (b. 1914), American scholastic administrator, who also owned and operated Camp Killooleet in Hancock, VT
  • Peter "Pete" Seeger (1919-2014), one of America's best-loved folksingers and an devoted environmentalist, co-author of "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" and "If I Had a Hammer"
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Seeger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seeger 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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