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Seegers Early Origins



The surname Seegers 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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Seegers Spelling Variations


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Seegers 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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Seegers Early History


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Seegers Early History



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

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Seegers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seegers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Seegers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andreas Seegers sailed to America in 1780
  • Andreas Seegers, who landed in America in 1780

Seegers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilh Seegers, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seegers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seegers (post 1700)



  • William Alfred Seegers (1900-2007), one of the last two known remaining veterans of the First World War to have served in the German forces; he died at the age of 106
  • Rainer Seegers (b. 1952), German percussionist, timpanist of the Berlin Philharmonic
  • Wendy Seegers (b. 1976), née Hartman, South African sprinter at the 1999 Indoor and 1999 Outdoor Championships

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. 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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Seegers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seegers 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 30 September 2016 at 14:10.

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