Bibberacher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Bibberacher is of local derivation, belonging to the subcategory of habitation name, which is a type of name derived from an already existing place-name. In this case, it is derived from the place name Biberach, which is a town in the former German province of Swabia. Many German family names were derived from the names of small villages, royal or noble households, and even large religious dwellings. There was a Biberach Castle in Swabia during the Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Bibberacher family
The surname Bibberacher was first found in Swabia, where the name Biberach made an important early contribution to the feudal society of Europe. The name first appeared in 1311 in Ravensburg and became prominent in local affairs. From Ravensburg, the name Biberach branched into other houses where the family continued to play important roles in the national and regional conflicts.
Early History of the Bibberacher family
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Bibberacher Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Biberach, Bibberach, Bibberacher, Biberracher, Biberacker, Biberakker, Bibberacker, Bibberakker, Bieberacher and many more.
Early Notables of the Bibberacher family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bibberacher family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Bieberich who arrived in Missouri in 1840 and other settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern coast of the United States and in Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..