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

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

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.


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

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More information is included under the topic Early Korbel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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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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  10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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The Korbel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Korbel 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 23 September 2010 at 15:37.

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