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Geib Early Origins



The surname Geib was first found in Bavaria, where the name Geibel was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Geib Spelling Variations


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Geib Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Geibel, Geibler, Geidel, Gebel, Gebl, Gebler and others.

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Geib Early History


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Geib Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Geib research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1763 and 1768 are included under the topic Early Geib History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Geib Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Geib Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Geib 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:

Geib Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Geib, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Johann Henrich Geib, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • David Geib, who settled in America in 1752

Geib Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Geib, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1894

Geib Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ella Geib, aged 5, who emigrated to the United States from Mackenbach, Germany, in 1906
  • Franz Geib, aged 24, who landed in America from Wiesbaden, Germany, in 1906
  • Catharine Geib, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Mackenbach, Germany, in 1906
  • Emil Geib, aged 21, who landed in America from Machenbach, Germany, in 1907
  • Heinrich Geib, aged 15, who landed in America from Hannover, Germany, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Geib (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Geib (post 1700)



  • Johannes "John" Geib Sr., German-born, American organ maker, founder of the The Geib Company which sold pianofortes, organs, and sheet music in New York City

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. 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. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    11. ...

    The Geib Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Geib 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 11 May 2016 at 16:22.

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