Farber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Farber family

The surname Farber was first found in Austria, where the name Farber became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Important Dates for the Farber family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farber research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1485 and 1534 are included under the topic Early Farber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Farber Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fearber, Farber, Ferber, Farbman, Fariarz, Farbiasz, Farbstein, Farbszstein, Ferver, Ferfers, Farberson, Farbersohn and many more.

Early Notables of the Farber family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Farber Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Farber migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Farber Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Farber, who arrived in New England in 1638 [1]
Farber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Friederich Farber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Adam Farber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
  • Fridrich Farber, who made his home in Virginia in 1775
Farber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Charles Farber, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Henry Farber, who settled in Philadelphia in 1840
  • Adelheid Farber, who arrived in New York in 1840
  • Katharina Farber, who settled in Ohio in 1854
  • Friedr Farber, who arrived in America in 1856 [1]

Farber migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Farber Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • John Farber, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Farber (post 1700)

  • Norma Holzmann Farber (1909-1984), American children's book writer and poet
  • Sidney Farber (1903-1973), American pediatric pathologist, eponym of Farber disease
  • Marvin Farber (1901-1980), American philosopher
  • Emanuel "Manny" Farber (1917-2008), American painter
  • Brian Farber (b. 1982), American soccer player
  • Bibi Farber (b. 1963), American Punk rocker
  • Zulima Farber (b. 1946), former Attorney General of New Jersey
  • Stacey Anne Farber (b. 1987), Canadian actress, best known for role on Degrassi: The Next Generation
  • Barry Farber (b. 1930), American conservative radio talk show host, author and language-learning enthusiast

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
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