Wahr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wahr family

The surname Wahr was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Wahr family

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Wahr Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wahren, Wahrren, Wahrene, Wahrenes, Wahrens, Wahrenn, Wahrenns, Wahrenne, Wahreen, Wahreens, Warin and many more.

Early Notables of the Wahr family (pre 1700)

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United States Wahr migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wahr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Geophiel Wahr, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]
  • Gustav Wahr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1899 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wahr (post 1700) +

  • George Wahr Sallade (1922-1997), American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1955-60 [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, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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