The Keber surname is generally thought to come from the Middle High German word "kübel" meaning a "vat," or "barrel." As such it was an occupational
name for a cooper, or barrel maker.
Early Origins of the Keber family
The surname Keber was first found in Winterthur, Swtzerland, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and would later play a large role in the political conflicts of the area. The family branched into many houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions, where they played significant roles in the social and political affairs.
Early History of the Keber family
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Keber Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kuebler, Kiebler, Kuebel, Kuebeler, Kubler, Kubeler, Kubele, Kubel, Kubbel, Kubber, Kuber, Kueber, Kiebele, Kobel, Kobeler and many more.
Early Notables of the Keber family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Keber family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Keber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Gabriel Keber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)