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The surname Biberach 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.

Biberach Early Origins



The surname Biberach 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.

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Biberach Spelling Variations


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Biberach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biberach, Bibberach, Bibberacher, Biberracher, Biberacker, Biberakker, Bibberacker, Bibberakker, Bieberacher and many more.

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Biberach Early History


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Biberach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biberach research. Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1312, 1803 and 1806 are included under the topic Early Biberach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biberach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biberach Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biberach 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: 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..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Biberach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biberach 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 17 July 2014 at 11:08.

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