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Zier Early Origins



The surname Zier 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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Zier Spelling Variations


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Zier 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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Zier Early History


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Zier Early History



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

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Zier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zier Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zier 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:

Zier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Daniel Zier, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Georg Zier, who arrived in America in 1770

Zier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Balthasar Zier, who arrived in America in 1844-1845

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zier (post 1700)



  • E. B. Zier, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900

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Zier 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. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Zier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zier 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 8 October 2015 at 10:27.

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