The roots of the distinguished German surname Houbar lie in the kingdom of Bavaria
. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "huober," meaning "owner of a patch of farmland." The term "Hube" was used to denote a 40-acre hide of farmland. It is likely that the original bearer of this name was someone who owned such a farm.
Early Origins of the Houbar family
The surname Houbar was first found in Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the province. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Huber became an integral part of the region's affairs as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System. The earliest known bearer of the name was Ulrich Miles dictus Huobaere, a resident of the town of Utlenheim in the Tyrol region of Austria
Early History of the Houbar family
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Houbar Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Huber, Huberr, Hubere, Hueber, Huebere, Hubner, Huebner, Huben, Hueben, Hubener, Huebener, Hubel, Huebel, Hubeln, Huebeln and many more.
Early Notables of the Houbar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Houbar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A Bar Huber, who arrived in America in 1711; George Oubre, who settled on the German coast of Louisiana in 1721; Jung Hans Huber, who arrived in Carlina in 1734.