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Where did the German Farber family come from? What is the German Farber family crest and coat of arms? When did the Farber family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Farber family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fearber, Farber, Ferber, Farbman, Fariarz, Farbiasz, Farbstein, Farbszstein, Ferver, Ferfers, Farberson, Farbersohn and many more.
First found in Austria, where the name Farber became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farber research. Another 167 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1485 and 1534 are included under the topic Early Farber History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Farber Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Farber Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- William Farber, who arrived in New England in 1638
Farber Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Friederich Farber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
- Adam Farber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
- Fridrich Farber made his home in Virginia in 1775
Farber Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Charles Farber, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
- Henry Farber settled in Philadelphia in 1840
- Adelheid Farber arrived in New York in 1840
- Katharina Farber came to Ohio in 1854
- Friedr Farber, who arrived in America in 1856
- Bibi Farber (b. 1963), American Punk rocker
- Brian Farber (b. 1982), American soccer player
- Emanuel "Manny" Farber (1917-2008), American painter
- Marvin Farber (1901-1980), American philosopher
- Sidney Farber (1903-1973), American pediatric pathologist, eponym of Farber disease
- Norma Holzmann Farber (1909-1984), American children's book writer and poet
- Barry Farber (b. 1930), American conservative radio talk show host, author and language-learning enthusiast
- Stacey Anne Farber (b. 1987), Canadian actress, best known for role on Degrassi: The Next Generation
- Zulima Farber (b. 1946), former Attorney General of New Jersey
- Farber and Allied Families of Burkhart, Hildebrand, and Albaugh by Richard H. Dodge.
- Farber Families of an Early Ohio Pioneer Who Settled Sandy Creek Valley, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, in 1806 by Samuel Edwin Weaver.
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- Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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- Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
The Farber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Farber Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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