Heier Family History
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Heier Name Meaning
South German: generally a variant of Hauer, but in some cases an occupational name from Middle High German heie ‘ranger’, ‘guard’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named in the Oslofjord region. The place name is from the plural of Old Norse heiðr ‘heath’, ‘moor’. Dutch and German: variant of Heyer 3–5.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press