Early Origins of the Herberstein family
The surname Herberstein was first found in East Prussia
, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the Herberstein family
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Herberstein Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Berbers, Herberstein, Herbersdorf, Herberti and others.
Early Notables of the Herberstein family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Herberstein family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gerh Heinr Herbers, who settled in America in 1843; Gerh. Joseph Herbers, who came to America in 1848; G. Herbers, who arrived in Baltimore in 1854; Henry Herbers, who settled in New York, NY in 1866.