Korba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Korba derives from the Low German word "korb," which meant "basket." As a surname, Korba was originally occupational, used for a maker or vendor of baskets.

Early Origins of the Korba family

The surname Korba was first found in Bavaria, where the name Korb was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Korba family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Korba research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1746, 1792, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Korba History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Korba Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Korb, Korrb, Korbb, Korbe, Korrbe, Korbbe, Korbes, Korbee and many more.

Early Notables of the Korba family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Korba family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicholas Korper, who came to Pennsylvania in 1732; Robert Corpe, who arrived in Bermuda in 1747; Bernhard Koerber, who settled in North America in 1782.



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