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Subject: Re: Beyer
Author: Professor   (Authenticated as Professor)
Date: July 30, 2006 at 2:38:47 PM
Reply to: Beyer by blackgoodbye
It is my maiden name and is pron. "buyer." Previous poster is correct in the meaning/origin. It goes back to Celtic tribes, the Boii that were displaced by Germanic tribes, Boioarii or Baiuarii. The region of Bavaria was named for these tribes.
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  • Beyer - blackgoodbye  Jul 19 2006, 10:53:05 AM
    • Re: Beyer - Professor  Jul 30 2006, 2:38:47 PM
    • Re: Beyer - Andy ;—)  Jul 19 2006, 2:40:09 PM