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Steyer Early Origins



The surname Steyer was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Steyer Spelling Variations


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Steyer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stieber, Stiebar, Steyber, Steybar, Steuber, Steubar, Stiebel, Stiebal and many more.

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Steyer Early History


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Steyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steyer research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1757, 1795, and 1869 are included under the topic Early Steyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Steyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Steyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Steyer 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:

Steyer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Tobias, Steyer Sr., who landed in Pennsylvania in 1769

Steyer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gustav Steyer, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851
  • Fritz Steyer, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Steyer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Franz Steyer, who landed in Arkansas in 1906
  • Else Steyer, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Franz Steyer, aged 54, who emigrated to America, in 1907
  • Franz Steyer, aged 0, who landed in America from Mor, Hungary, in 1907
  • Elsa Steyer, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Steyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Steyer (post 1700)



  • James "Jim" P. Steyer (b. 1956), American child advocate, civil rights attorney, professor and author
  • Thomas "Tom" Fahr Steyer (b. 1957), American asset manager, philanthropist and environmentalist development banker
  • Thomas F. Steyer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008
  • Wlodzimierz Steyer (1892-1957), Polish naval officer and a Counter Admiral of the Polish Navy

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Steyer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    11. ...

    The Steyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Steyer 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 January 2016 at 10:38.

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