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The ancient name of laber finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for a person who worked as the laborer. This surname was originally derived from the common trades of the medieval era which transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries. The laborer was also known as the taskman or the workman.

laber Early Origins



The surname laber was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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laber Spelling Variations


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laber Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the laber family name include Labourer, Labor, Laborer, Labour, Laboura, Laberer, Labberer and many more.

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laber Early History


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laber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laber research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1599, 1618, and 1710 are included under the topic Early laber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laber Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the laber surname or a spelling variation of the name include :

laber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharina Laber, who arrived in Ohio in 1828
  • George Laber, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1865

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. 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).
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The laber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laber 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 22 May 2015 at 08:26.

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