Korbe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Korbe family

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.

Important Dates for the Korbe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Korbe research. Another 103 words (7 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.

Korbe Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Korbe family (pre 1700)

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

Korbe migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Korbe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johannes Korbe, aged 20, who arrived in New York, NY in 1876 [1]
  • Andreas Korbe, who arrived in New York, NY in 1878 [1]
  • Andrew Korbe, who landed in Kansas in 1878 [1]

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)
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