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Re: Ethnicity of the name GEER
Posted by: Sam Geer Date: May 20, 2001 at 16:28:09
In Reply to: Re: Ethnicity of the name GEER by George E. Geer of 1062

There is a Geer river in Belgium. One of my relatives researched the name and sent me the following: "According to ancient tradition the English Geers came from France at the Norman conquest in 1066. The Geers in Belgium were Waloons, a race of mixed German and Roman elements."


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