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Ferber Early Origins



The surname Ferber 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.

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Ferber Spelling Variations


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Ferber Spelling Variations



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

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Ferber Early History


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Ferber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ferber research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1485 and 1534 are included under the topic Early Ferber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ferber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ferber Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ferber 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:

Ferber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Ferber, who came to New York in 1710
  • Johan Jacob Ferber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Philipp Ferber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johann Wilhelm Ferber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Hans Adam Ferber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ferber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F W Ferber, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Peter Ferber, who arrived in New York, NY in 1835
  • Johanna Ferber, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Anna Ferber, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Franz Ferber, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferber (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ferber (post 1700)



  • William J. Ferber, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928
  • Martin J. Ferber, American Republican politician, Mayor of River Edge, New Jersey, 1944-45; Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1956, 1960, 1964
  • J. Bernard Ferber, American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Tenth Suffolk District, 1905
  • Helen O. Ferber, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 17th District, 1948
  • Richard Ferber, American physician, inventor of the Ferber method
  • Herbert Ferber (1906-1991), American sculptor and painter
  • Edna Ferber (1885-1968), American novelist, author and playwright
  • Albert Ferber (b. 1923), German wrestler
  • Ferdinand Ferber (1862-1909), French Army captain who built early gliders and eventually motorized airplanes
  • Mel Ferber (1922-2003), Emmy-nominated TV director and producer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Ferber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ferber 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 12 January 2016 at 15:54.

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