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The Kiebele 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.
The surname Kiebele 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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kiebele research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1803, 1826, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Kiebele History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hansz Kubler who was recorded as having arrived in Carolina in 1734; Jacob Kuebler, who, accompanied by his wife Anna Catharina and their three children, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749.
The Kiebele Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kiebele 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.
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