Origins Available: Austrian
name Eberlen is a patronymic
derived from the Germanic personal name
Albrecht, which was composed of the elements "adal," meaning "noble" and "berht," meaning "bright" or "famous." Patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, were the earliest forms of hereditary surnames
. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
Early Origins of the Eberlen family
The surname Eberlen was first found in Austria
, where since early medieval times the name Eberl was closely identified with feudal
society's social and political advancements. The name would later emerge as a noble family of great influence with many distinguished branches in the region.
Early History of the Eberlen family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eberlen research.Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1547, 1612, 1730, 1760, and 1763 are included under the topic Early Eberlen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Eberlen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eberl, Eberle, Eberlin, Eberlen, Ebberl, Ebberle, Eberlein, Ebberlein, Ebberlin and many more.
Early Notables of the Eberlen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eberlen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Veronica Ebberlin, age 17; who settled in Pennsylvania in 1732. Hieronimus Eberle settled in Pennsylvania in 1737; Marie Eber settled in South Carolina in 1740.