Gebauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gebauer family

The surname Gebauer was first found in Belgium, where the name 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. The name was first recorded in Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Important Dates for the Gebauer family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gebauer research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1753 and 1785 are included under the topic Early Gebauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gebauer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gebert, Gebhard, Gebhardi, Gebhardt, Gaebaerd, Gabert, Gabet, Gebbart, Gebhart and many more.

Early Notables of the Gebauer family (pre 1700)

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Gebauer migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gebauer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henriette Gebauer, who landed in America in 1846 [1]

Gebauer migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Gebauer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Otto Gebauer, aged 28, a landmann, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Victoria"

Contemporary Notables of the name Gebauer (post 1700)

  • Judy GeBauer, American playwright
  • Thomas Gebauer (b. 1982), German-born, Austrian footballer
  • Josef Gebauer (1942-2004), Czech historian and archivist
  • Johann Christian Gebauer (1808-1884), Danish composer, organist and music theorist
  • Franz Gebauer (1888-1958), Austrian inventor and weapons designer, known for his many eponymous machine guns and tank machine guns
  • Michel-Joseph Gebauer (1763-1812), French oboist, violinist, viol player, bandmaster, and composer, brother of François-René Gebauer
  • François-René Gebauer (1773-1845), French composer, professor, and bassoonist
  • Ernst Gebauer (1782-1865), German painter

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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