Early Origins of the Harburger family
Silesia, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation. The name is composed of the Old High German words "heri," meaning "army" and "beorg," meaning "shelter." Therefore, it was probably originally given to someone who owned an inn or a farm and gave a place to stay to troops who were passing through.
Early History of the Harburger family
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Harburger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Herberg, Harberg, Herburg, Harburg, Herberger, Harberger, Herburger, Harburger, Herberich and many more.
Early Notables of the Harburger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Harburger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Herbergs, who arrived in New Jersey in 1765 and Ulrich Herberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1772.
Contemporary Notables of the name Harburger (post 1700)
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