The German state of Bavaria
is the ancestral home of the Grubermann family. Grubermann is a local
name, first used as a surname for someone who lived in Bavaria
, where the name Gruber came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the region's medieval society.
Early Origins of the Grubermann family
The surname Grubermann was first found in Bavaria
, where the name 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 several houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. Otto Gruober, a Knight, lived in Austria
Early History of the Grubermann family
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Grubermann Spelling Variations
In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians
spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations
of the name Grubermann include Gruber, Grueber, Gruebel, Gruebe, Grube, Grubar, Gruberer and many more.
Early Notables of the Grubermann family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the name Grubermann in this period include Johann Grueber (1623-1680), an Austrian
Jesuit missionary and astronomer in China; Andreas Grueber, who fought with bravery against the Turks at... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grubermann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Grubermann family to the New World and Oceana
European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant
farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Grubermanns to arrive in North America, and among them were: Hans Henrich Gruber, he arrived in Pennsylvania in September 1732 on the ship Dragon.