The surname Bieberich 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 Bieberich family
The surname Bieberich 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 Bieberich family
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Bieberich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Biberach, Bibberach, Bibberacher, Biberracher, Biberacker, Biberakker, Bibberacker, Bibberakker, Bieberacher and many more.
Early Notables of the Bieberich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bieberich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bieberich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jacob Bieberich who arrived in Missouri in 1840
- Jacob Bieberich, aged 31, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)