Vonderhaar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Vonderhaar family

The surname Vonderhaar was first found in Germany, where the name Haar came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Early History of the Vonderhaar family

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Vonderhaar Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haar, Haaren, Har, Hare, Haren, Hares and others.

Early Notables of the Vonderhaar family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Vonderhaar family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Han Har, who settled in Virginia in 1660; Christian Haars, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1788; Andrew Haren, who arrived in New York in 1821; Jacob Heinrich Haier, who arrived in North America sometime between 1822 and 1860.


Contemporary Notables of the name Vonderhaar (post 1700) +

  • Carrie Vonderhaar, American photographer, known for her work on Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures (2006), Case of the Sponge 'Bob' (2005) and Voices of the Voiceless (2011)
  • Sarah VonderHaar, American actress, known for Dimension (2007), America's Next Top Model (2003) and Chi Style with Gio (2013)
  • Tessa Vonderhaar, American actress and director, known for Shameless (2011), Stitch n' Bitch (2018) and Garbage (2018)


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