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The Haber name come from the Middle High German word "haber," meaning "oats," and as such, it was an occupational surname for a grower or merchant of oats.

Haber Early Origins



The surname Haber was first found in Baden, where the family is considered to have made a great early contribution to early feudal society. The family became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses, many of which acquired estates in the surrounding kingdoms, duchies, and counties.

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Haber Spelling Variations


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Haber Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Haber, Haberling, Heberling, Haberlin, Haeberlein, Heberer, Haberl, Heberlein, Haberr, Habber, Habberr, Habur, Habbur, Haaber and many more.

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Haber Early History


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Haber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haber research. Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1829 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Haber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Haber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haber Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haber 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:

Haber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ditmut Haber, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Christian Haber, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Philip Haber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Philipp Haber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Jacob Haber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Haber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Haber, who arrived in North America in 1837
  • Nathan Haber, who arrived in Mississippi in 1842
  • Phillip Heinrich Haber, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Friederic Haber, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1848
  • Alois Haber, who settled in Philadelphia in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Haber Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Haber, who came to Scott Co. IA in 1924
  • Andreas Haber, who settled in Scott Co. IA in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Haber (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Haber (post 1700)



  • Mel Haber (1936-2016), American philanthropist, and hotel and restaurant proprietor
  • Lawrence D Haber (b. 1925), American government agency official who became a consultant in social research planning and development in 1968
  • William Haber (b. 1906), prominent American psychologist. He is a member of many psychological societies and a contributor to professional journals
  • Fritz Haber, German chemist, who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918
  • Heinz Haber (1913-1990), German physicist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Haber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haber 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 14 December 2016 at 11:27.

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