Kibler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Kibler 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 Kibler family

The surname Kibler 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.

Important Dates for the Kibler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kibler research. Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1803, 1826, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Kibler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kibler Spelling Variations

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 Kibler family (pre 1700)

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Kibler migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kibler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Kibler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
Kibler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Augusta Kibler, aged 33, who immigrated to the United States, in 1895
Kibler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gretchen Kibler, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1900
  • David Burke Kibler, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1908
  • F. Kibler, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1908

Contemporary Notables of the name Kibler (post 1700)

  • Major-General Abram Franklin Kibler (1891-1955), American Chief of Operations Division, US European Theater of Operations (1945-1946) [2]
  • Robert Kibler (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • John William Kibler (1928-2010), American umpire for the National League
  • Brian M. Kibler (b. 1980), American game designer
  • John Thomas "Tom" Kibler (1886-1971), American coach at Washington College
  • Irvin W. Kibler, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964 [3]
  • Henry Kibler, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 9th District, 1857-58 [3]
  • E. W. Kibler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1936 [3]
  • Charles H. Kibler, American Republican politician, Circuit Judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1895-97 [3]
  • Charles B. Kibler, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928 [3]
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Abram Kibler. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Kibler/Abram_Franklin/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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