Veirs History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Veirs family

The surname Veirs was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dijonnais and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Veirs family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Veirs research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1702 is included under the topic Early Veirs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Veirs Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Veirs, Vers, Veires, Fers, Fehrs, Feirs, Vehrs, Viers, Veirz, Feirz, Verz, Vair, Vairs, Veurs, Vayers, Vayres, Feuers, Veirz, Veurz and many more.

Early Notables of the Veirs family (pre 1700)

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United States Veirs migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Veirs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jesse E. Veirs, who arrived in San Francisco in 1851
  • Jesse E. Veirs, who settled in San Francisco in 1851
  • Jesse E Veirs, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Veirs (post 1700) +

  • Samuel C. Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1836-40 [2]
  • James P. B. Veirs, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1901-10 [2]
  • Henry F. Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1845-49 [2]
  • H. Franklin Veirs, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Rockville, Maryland, 1841 [2]


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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