Early Origins of the Viers family
The surname Viers 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 Viers family
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Viers 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 Viers family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Viers family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andreas Fehr, who came to America in 1738; Christoph Vers, who settled in America in 1785; Joseph Veires, who settled in New York, NY in 1822; J. Fers, who settled in New Orleans in 1850.
Contemporary Notables of the name Viers (post 1700)
- Thad T. Viers (b. 1978), American politician, Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (2003-2010)
- Ric Viers (b. 1973), American sound effects producer, known for his work on Aladdin 3477 (2018), Commotion (2017) and Joy Road (2004)