Show ContentsKuber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Kuber surname is generally thought to come from the Middle High German word "kübel" meaning a "vat," or "barrel." As such it was an occupational name for a cooper, or barrel maker.

Early Origins of the Kuber family

The surname Kuber was first found in Winterthur, Swtzerland, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and would later play a large role in the political conflicts of the area. The family branched into many houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions, where they played significant roles in the social and political affairs.

Early History of the Kuber family

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Kuber Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kuebler, Kiebler, Kuebel, Kuebeler, Kubler, Kubeler, Kubele, Kubel, Kubbel, Kubber, Kuber, Kueber, Kiebele, Kobel, Kobeler and many more.

Early Notables of the Kuber family (pre 1700)

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United States Kuber migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kuber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Kuber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]

  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) on Facebook