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Sievers Early Origins



The surname Sievers was first found in northern Germany, in particular Hamburg and Pomerania, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society in this region. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches in the eastern Baltic, elevating their social status by their great contributions to society through the military and civil services.

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Sievers Spelling Variations


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Sievers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sievers, Siever, Sievert, Sivrit, Sievertsen, Siver, Sivers, Sivert, Siefert, Siffert, Siefers, Sieverling (Westphalia), Siewer, Siewers and many more.

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Sievers Early History


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Sievers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sievers research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1745, 1760, 1710, 1768, 1586 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Sievers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sievers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sievers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sievers 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:

Sievers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friedrich Sievers came to Virginia in 1779
  • Friedrich Sievers, who arrived in America in 1779

Sievers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis Sievers came to New Orleans in 1820
  • Anton, Carl, Elise, Friedrich, Fritz, and Sophie Sievers all settled in Texas in the 1840s
  • Ilse Margarethe Sievers, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • Joh Sievers, who arrived in America in 1845
  • John Sievers, aged 31, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sievers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sievers (post 1700)



  • Roy Sievers (b. 1926), American former Major League Baseball player
  • Frederick William Sievers (1872-1966), American sculptor
  • Eric Sievers (b. 1957), American former professional football player
  • Ima Sievers (1912-2010), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960
  • E. R. Sievers, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888
  • C. E. Sievers, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1915
  • Arthur George Sievers (1909-2006), American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 8th District, 1957-60
  • Wilhelm Sievers (1860-1921), German geographer and geologist
  • Eduard Sievers (1850-1932), German philologist
  • Jörg Sievers (b. 1965), German former goalkeeper
  • ... (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. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Sievers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sievers 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 2 June 2016 at 06:04.

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