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Zarr Early Origins



The surname Zarr was first found in Bavaria, where the name Zehrer was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Zarr Spelling Variations


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Zarr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zehrer, Zehrerr, Zehrers, Zehreres, Zehrerrs, Zehhrer, Zehrrer, Zeehrer, Sehrer and many more.

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Zarr Early History


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Zarr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zarr research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zarr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zarr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zarr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zarr 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: Eva Catherina Serer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1733; Johannes Zehring, who came to Pennsylvania in 1753; Georg Zier, who arrived in America in 1770.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zarr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zarr (post 1700)



  • Sara Zarr (b. 1970), American writer, known for her first novel, Story of a Girl (2007), a National Book Award finalist
  • Frederick I. Zarr, American musician, songwriter and song producer

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Zarr Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    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. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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    The Zarr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zarr 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 4 March 2014 at 14:41.

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