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Baber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Baber belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in Baber, in the county of Suffolk. There is also a place in Cornwall called Baber (sometimes known as St. Dominick) from which some cases of the name may originate, but it is of later origin than the one in Suffolk.

Early Origins of the Baber family


The surname Baber was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from early times.

Early History of the Baber family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baber research.
Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1500, 1582, 1601, 1608, 1621, 1757, 1532, 1578, 1571, 1572, 1593, 1644, 1628, 1629, 1640, 1625 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Baber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baber Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Baber include Baber, Babre, Bayber, Baybre, Babar, Baybar, Babor, Babir and many more.

Early Notables of the Baber family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Henry Babre, a prominent 13th century landholder in Cambridgeshire; Edward Baber (1532-1578), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Bath (1571 to 1572)...
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Migration of the Baber family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Baber were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Baber Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Francis Baber, who sailed to Massachusettes in 1635
  • Robert Baber journeyed to Virginia in 1663

Baber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nick Baber, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1838

Baber Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard K Baber, who landed in Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Tuscan
  • J Baber, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Barque Tuscan
  • James Baber, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eastfield" in 1857
  • Mary Baber, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eastfield" in 1857
  • Eleanor Baber, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eastfield" in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Baber (post 1700)


  • Mary Arizona "Zonia" Baber (1862-1955), American geographer and geologist
  • William Franklin "Bill" Baber (b. 1979), American former NFL tight end
  • Asa Baber (1936-2003), American author and columnist
  • Edward Ambrose Baber (1793-1846), American physician and diplomat, U.S. chargé d'affaires in Italy from 1841 to 1844
  • Alice Baber (1928-1982), American abstract expressionist painter
  • William Baber, renowned American lawyer
  • Llewellyn Baber, American politician, Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Franklin County, 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hiram Howell Baber (1795-1873), American politician, Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention from St. Charles County, 1820; Missouri State Auditor, 1837-52 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fred Baber, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912 (alternate), 1920 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bob Henry Baber (b. 1950), American politician, Mayor of Richwood, West Virginia, 2004-07; Mountain Candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 2011; Mountain Candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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