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The surname Abere is a patronymic name, derived from the Old German personal name Abel, which means "noble one." Interestingly, it does not appear to be derived from the biblical name Abel. The surname is associated with Swabia, in the southwest of Germany.

Abere Early Origins



The surname Abere was first found in Wuerttembeg, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that south-western region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Abere Spelling Variations


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Abere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Abel, Abele, Aubeller, Abell, Abelle, Abeles, Abeler and many more.

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Abere Early History


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Abere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Abere research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1495, 1547, 1684, 1781, 1844, 1628, 1685, 1682, 1761, 1634, 1696, 1725 and 1787 are included under the topic Early Abere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Abere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Abere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables with the surname Abere during this period were Christoph Ignaz Abele, von und zu Lilienberg (1628-1685), an Austrian jurist; Christian Ferdinand Abel (1682-1761), one of the most famous German Baroque violinists, cellists and...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Abere Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Archibald Abel settled in Philadelphia in 1813; Charles Abel settled in Philadelphia in 1854; Christopher Abel, age 36; settled in Philadelphia in 1820..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Abere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Abere 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 July 2013 at 11:52.

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