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The name Herbein finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a person who played the harp deriving its origin from the Old French harpin, a person who played the harp.

Herbein Early Origins



The surname Herbein was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Herbein Spelling Variations


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Herbein Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Herbein has been recorded under many different variations, including Harpin, Herpin, Harpyn, Arpin, Harpen, Herpen and others.

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Herbein Early History


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Herbein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herbein research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1289 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Herbein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herbein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herbein Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herbein Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Herbein or a variant listed above:

Herbein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jonathan Herbein, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1720
  • Peter Herbein, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Abraham Herbein, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herbein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herbein (post 1700)



  • William C. Herbein, American co-recipient of the 2000 Maurice Holland Award
  • William B. Herbein (b. 1950), American politician, Mayor of Topton, Pennsylvania

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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    The Herbein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herbein 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 13 January 2016 at 08:41.

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