Early Origins of the Suver family
The surname Suver 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.
Early History of the Suver family
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Suver 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.
Early Notables of the Suver family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Suver family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelius Siverts, who came to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1684 with his wife Sytske Wimmers and two children. Hanna Siverts and Sophia Siverts also arrived in Germantown in 1684.
Contemporary Notables of the name Suver (post 1700)
- Joseph Wellington Suver (b. 1814), American pioneer from Virginian who settled what would later become known as Suver, Oregon
- Mattie Suver (b. 1987), nee Bridgmon, an American middle-distance runner, winner of the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in 2012