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Beyersdorf Surname History

German: habitational name from any of several places in Saxony, Thuringia,
Bavaria, Brandenburg, and Pomerania. One of the first Beyersdorfs to settle in the USA was Fanny Beyersdorf who arrived in 1853 in NYC. One notable was Friedhelm Beyersdorf, German Cardiovascular Physician at Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiberg.

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Beyersdorf Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The German state of Silesia is thought to be the birthplace of the Beyersdorf name. It is also believed to be habitational name from any of several places in Saxony, Thuringia, Bavaria, Brandenburg, and Pomerania one notably being Beiersdorf (Sorbian: Bejerecy)municipality in the district Görlitz, in Saxony, Germany.

Beyersdorf Meaning & Etymology

Beier (or in this case Beyer): Is a local name derived from that ancient Celtic Boii tribe of southern Germany. Further research reveals that this name also comes from the Latin "Bauari" meaning Bavarian People. In the 6th century the Boii tribe was replaced by a germanic tribe, a branch of the macromanni, who adapted the name Boioarii or Baiuarii. Dorf (or any close variant): Village

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Surnames like Beyersdorf vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Beyersdorf were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Beyersdorf. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Beyersdorf surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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