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

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The surname Korbe 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.

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


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Korbe research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1746, 1792, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Korbe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Korbe Notables 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 were:

Korbe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Korbe, aged 20, arrived in New York, NY in 1876
  • Andreas Korbe, who arrived in New York, NY in 1878
  • Andrew Korbe, who landed in Kansas in 1878
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Korbe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Korbe 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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