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Multiple Origins for the Surname Troyer


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Troyer Early Origins



The surname Troyer was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name Troye contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the Troye family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

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Troyer Spelling Variations


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Troyer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Troye, Troyye, Troyes, Troys, Troyee, Trooye, Troyyes, Troyye, Troyys, Troy, Troyers and many more.

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Troyer Early History


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Troyer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troyer research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Troyer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Troyer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troyer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Troyer 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Troyer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Troyer (post 1700)



  • Verne J. Troyer (b. 1969), American stand-up comedian, actor, stuntman and performer
  • Maynard Troyer (b. 1938), American retired NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver
  • Eric Lee Troyer (b. 1949), American keyboardist and singer/songwriter
  • Carlos Troyer (1837-1920), American composer
  • Warner Troyer (1932-1991), Canadian broadcast journalist and writer

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Suggested Readings for the name Troyer


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Suggested Readings for the name Troyer



  • Brief History of Jonathan S. Miller and Mary J. Troyer by Jonas E. Miller.
  • Descendants of David C. Troyer and Lydia Speicher, 1870-1971 by Amanda Sommers Coblentz.
  • A History of the Miller Family with a Complete Record of the Descendants of Daniel B.Miller by J. Virgil Miller.

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Troyer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. 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).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Troyer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Troyer 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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