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Where did the German Siebe family come from? What is the German Siebe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Siebe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Siebe family history?The roots of the German surname Siebe can be traced to the Old Germanic word "Siebmacher," meaning "sieve maker." The surname is occupational in origin, and was most likely originally borne by someone who held this position.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sieber, Sieb, Seeb, Seeber, Seaver, Sieberer, Siebmacher, Siebers, Siebe, Siebmann, Siep, Sieper, Sieppert, Siebert, Siepmann, Siber and many more.
First found in the territory of Meissen in eastern Saxony, where the name could be considered to have made an early contribution to the feudal society which became the backbone of modern European. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the widespread tribal and national conflicts, with each group seeking power and status in an unstable territorial profile.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Siebe research. Another 250 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1741, 1816, 1818, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Siebe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 38 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Siebe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Siebe Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Siebe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Siebe 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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