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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. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. 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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. 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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