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Zur Early Origins



The surname Zur 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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Zur Spelling Variations


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Zur 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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Zur Early History


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Zur Early History



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

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Zur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zur Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zur 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 Zur (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zur (post 1700)



  • Tracy S. Zur, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996

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Zur Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. 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).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Zur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zur 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 30 October 2015 at 09:40.

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