Terras History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Terras family

The surname Terras was first found in Bavaria, where the name Derrah was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Important Dates for the Terras family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Terras research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1578, 1702 and 1451 are included under the topic Early Terras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Terras Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Derrah, Derr, Derrschau, Derval, Deire, Deurrah, Teran, Terras, Terrah, Terra and many more.

Early Notables of the Terras family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Terras Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Terras migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Terras Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Robert Terras, who landed in Maryland in 1664 [1]

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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