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Kobs Early Origins



The surname Kobs was first found in Nuremberg, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Kobs Spelling Variations


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Kobs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kobbes, Kobes, Kobes, Kobbe, Kobs, Kob, Kobus and others.

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Kobs Early History


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Kobs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kobs research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1281 is included under the topic Early Kobs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kobs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kobs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kobs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kobs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emile Kobs, aged 20, who settled in America from Germany, in 1893

Kobs Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bertha Kobs, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Agraber, Germany, in 1904
  • Maritha Kobs, aged 8, who landed in America from Aalzraben, in 1906
  • Willi Kobs, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, in 1906
  • Karoly Kobs, aged 32, who emigrated to America from Baracza, Hungary, in 1907
  • Gothard Kobs, aged 24, who landed in America from Dahmsdorf, Germany, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kobs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kobs (post 1700)



  • John H. Kobs (1898-1968), American head baseball coach at Michigan State University (1925 to 1963)
  • Karsten Kobs (b. 1971), German gold medalist hammer thrower

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Kobs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kobs 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 September 2012 at 09:36.

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