personal name Erbe, meaning "descendant," or "heir."
Early Origins of the Erby family
Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. The earliest record is of "ich Erbo, Erben sun" or "Erbo, son of Erbo," who was a knight in Colmar in 1282. Colman or Kolman, located in Alsace, was a free city of the Holy Roman Empire in 1226. They held a family seat at Strasbourg, where records show Erbo Schonterlin in 1260, and Erbo Mendewin in 1353. Further to the south, there is a record of Joh. Erbe in 1320, in Konstanz, a city on the Swiss border.
Early History of the Erby family
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Erby Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Erb, Erbe, von Erb, von Erbe, Erbs, Erby, Erbie and others.
Early Notables of the Erby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Erby family to the New World and Oceana
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Erby Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Erby (post 1700)
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