Oberer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The German surname Oberer is derived from the German words "ober," meaning "upper," or "above," and the word man.

Early Origins of the Oberer family

The surname Oberer was 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.

Important Dates for the Oberer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oberer research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1815 is included under the topic Early Oberer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Oberer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Oberer, Ober, Obermann, Obererman, Obermans, Oberers, Obere, Oberman, Oberman and many more.

Early Notables of the Oberer family (pre 1700)

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Oberer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oberer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Catharina Oberer, who settled in Carolina in 1738
  • Sebastian Oberer, who arrived in America in 1738 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Oberer (post 1700)

  • Traugott Oberer (b. 1924), former Swiss footballer

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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