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Multiple Origins for the Surname Colberg


German


Colberg Early Origins



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

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Colberg Spelling Variations


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Colberg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kolbe, Koelbe, Kolb, Colb, Colbe, Gollbe, Golbe and others.

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Colberg Early History


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Colberg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colberg research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1786 and 1818 are included under the topic Early Colberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colberg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colberg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colberg 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 were:

Colberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Colberg, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Colberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Colberg (post 1700)



  • Talis James Colberg (b. 1958), American 17th Attorney General of Alaska (2006-)
  • Frederick "Fred" William Colberg (1900-1965), American bronze medalist welterweight boxer at the 1920 Summer Olympics
  • Dr. Rebekah Colberg (1918-1995), Puerto Rican three-time gold medalist sportswoman, known as "The Mother of Women's Sports in Puerto Rico"

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Colberg Family Crest Products


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Colberg Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Colberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colberg 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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