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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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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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