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Zerr Early Origins



The surname Zerr 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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Zerr Spelling Variations


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Zerr 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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Zerr Early History


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Zerr Early History



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

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Zerr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zerr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zerr 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 were:

Zerr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Burghard Zerr, who landed in New York, NY in 1782 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Zerr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Zerr, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • Anna Maria Zerr, who setted in Texas in 1846
  • Anton Family Zerr, who arrived in Saskatchewan in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zerr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zerr (post 1700)



  • Anne Zerr (b. 1954), American Republican politician, Member of the Missouri House of Representatives (2011-)
  • Leo G. Zerr, American politician, Mayor of St. Peters, Missouri, 1965-67
  • Anne Zerr, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives 65th District; Elected 2012
  • Frances Zerr, Canadian politician who served on the Regina city council from 1911 to 1914

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Zerr Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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The Zerr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zerr 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 10 December 2015 at 10:28.

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