Early Origins of the Froben family
The surname Froben was first found in Switzerland
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Froben family
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Froben Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Froben, Froberg, Fröbner, Froburg, Frobel, Frobens, Frobner, Frobenbach and many more.
Early Notables of the Froben family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Froben family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Henry Friebe, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1797; Andrew Gabriel Friberg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811; Nicolaus Friebel, who settled in New York, NY in 1851.
Contemporary Notables of the name Froben (post 1700)
- Johannes Froben, German printer