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.

Early History of 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 Ranking

In the United States, the name Farber is the 5,791st most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States 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 [2]
Farber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Friederich Farber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [2]
  • Adam Farber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [2]
  • 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 [2]
  • 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 [2]

Canada 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) +

  • Barry Morton Farber (1930-2020), American conservative radio talk show host, author and commentator, known for his work with The New York Times, Reader's Digest, The Washington Post, and the Saturday Review
  • 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

Suggested Readings for the name Farber +

  • Farber and Allied Families of Burkhart, Hildebrand, and Albaugh by Richard H. Dodge.
  • Farber Families of an Early Ohio Pioneer Who Settled Sandy Creek Valley, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, in 1806 by Samuel Edwin Weaver.

  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)

Houseofnames.com on Facebook
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate