Show ContentsHaberfield History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Haberfield 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.

Early Origins of the Haberfield family

The surname Haberfield 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.

Early History of the Haberfield family

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Haberfield 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.

Early Notables of the Haberfield family (pre 1700)

Notables with the surname Haberfield during this period were Franz Xaver Haberl (1840-1910), who was a German musicologist. He compiled books of sacred music, including plainchants and...
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Australia Haberfield migration to Australia +

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

Haberfield Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Samuel Haberfield, English convict from Bristol, who was transported aboard the "America" on April 4, 1829, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]
  • Mr. George Haberfield, British Convict who was convicted in Wells, Somerset, England for 10 years, transported aboard the "Dudbrook" on 17th November 1852, arriving in Western Australia [2]

  1. State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 26) America voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1829 with 176 passengers. Retrieved from
  2. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 23rd July 2021). Retrieved from on Facebook