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Gerber Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gerber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Gerber, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Claus Gerber, who landed in America in 1731
  • Hans Jacob Gerber, who came to Philadelphia in 1733
  • Hans Jacob Gerber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Joh Jacob Gerber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gerber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Gerber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Mrs. Gerber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1805
  • Peter Gerber, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1836
  • Vic Gerber, aged 68, landed in America in 1840
  • Leb Gerber, aged 3, landed in America in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gerber Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Arnold Gerber, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerber (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerber (post 1700)



  • Stephen Ross "Steve" Gerber (1947-2008), American comic book writer, co-creator of the character Howard the Duck
  • Michael E. Gerber (b. 1936), American author and founder of Michael E. Gerber Companies
  • Frank Daniel Gerber (1873-1952), American manufacturer of baby food, founded Fremont Canning Company in 1901, father of Daniel Gerber
  • Daniel "Dan" Frank Gerber (1898-1974), American founder of the baby food enterprise Gerber Products Company
  • Christoph Gerber, Swiss professor at the Department of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland, co-inventor of the atomic force microscope
  • Paul Gerber (1854-1909), German physicist, known for his controversial work on the speed of gravity
  • Niklaus Gerber (1850-1914), Swiss dairy chemist and industrialist who developed the Gerber Method of testing the fat content of milk
  • Douglas E Gerber (b. 1933), prominent professor of Classical Studies at Western University in Canada
  • Heinrich Gerber (1832-1912), renowned German engineer and a pioneer in the construction of cantilevers
  • Heiko Gerber (b. 1972), German footballer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Gerber


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Suggested Readings for the name Gerber



  • A Genealogy of the Families of Michael and Anna Maria Gerber and Andrew and Anna Smith by Gene Francis Noterman.

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Gerber Family Crest Products


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Gerber Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Gerber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerber 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 26 July 2016 at 00:24.

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