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Where did the German Oberlander family come from? What is the German Oberlander family crest and coat of arms? When did the Oberlander family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Oberlander family history?The German surname Oberlander is derived from the German words "ober," meaning "upper," or "above," and the word man.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oberer, Ober, Obermann, Obererman, Obermans, Oberers, Obere, Oberman, Oberman and many more.
First found in East Prussia, where the name Oberer came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oberlander research. Another 243 words(17 lines of text) covering the year 1815 is included under the topic Early Oberlander History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Oberlander Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Oberlander Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Oberlander Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Oberlander Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oberlander 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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