Harbec History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Harbec family
The surname Harbec was first found in Swabia, where the name Harbach made an important early contribution to the feudal society which represented the backbone of early Europe. The name Harbach became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, in which each group sought power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Harbec family
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Harbec Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Harbach, Harbacher, Harbbach, Harbbache, Harback, Harbacke, Harbak, Harbakke, Harbeck, Herbach, Herback, Herbecke, Herbek, Herbacher, Herbbach, Herbbache, Herbecker, Herbecher, Herbbech, Herbbeche, Herbeck, Harbek, Herbak and many more.
Early Notables of the Harbec family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Harbec family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Harback who was recorded as having arrived in Virginia in 1639; Johann Jost Herbach who, accompanied by his wife Maria Margaretha Klein and their four children, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1730.