Gauer Family History
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Gauer Name Meaning
from a derivative of Middle High German gou ‘country’, a topographic name for someone from the country, or (in the Rhine area) an occupational name for a squire, farmer, or local craftsman. habitational name, probably for someone from Gauern near Gera in Thuringia or possibly from Gauernitz on the Saale river.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press