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The laub surname is derived one of several places named Laub in Germany. These place names are in turn derived from the Old High German word "loup" denoting "a leafy or deciduous wood."

laub Early Origins



The surname laub was first found in Kassel, in Hesse (central Germany) where one of the earliest of the name on written record was Else undir der Loeyben, in 1358. One line of the surname comes from Lauba, near Saarbruecken in the Rhine Province.

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laub Spelling Variations


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laub Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Laub, Lauber, Lauben, Laubach and others.

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laub Early History


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laub Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our laub research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1386 and 1436 are included under the topic Early laub History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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laub Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laub Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laub 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laub Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Michael Laub, aged 22, landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Joh Michael Laub, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Lewalt Laub, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Michael Laub, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Peter Laub, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

laub Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Laub, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Philipp Laub, aged 31, arrived in America in 1854
  • Joseph Laub, aged 28, landed in New York, NY in 1860
  • Louis Laub, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name laub (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laub (post 1700)



  • Richard S. Laub, American curator of geology at the Buffalo Museum of Science
  • Greg Laub (b. 1972), American screenwriter and video producer
  • Daryl Laub (b. 1925), American television and radio personality; he created several children's show characters, including "J. P. Patches" which was the the inspiration of "The Simpsons" character "Krusty the Clown"
  • Donald R. Laub Sr. (b. 1935), American retired plastic surgeon who led teams on reconstructive surgery missions to developing countries
  • Martin L. Laub, American former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1993-1994)
  • William Laub, early American football player-coach with the Akron East Ends, Ohio League champion (1902)
  • Henry Laub (1792-1813), American officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, eponym of the USS Laub (DD-263), a Clemson-class destroyer and the USS Laub (DD-613), a Benson-class destroyer
  • William J. Laub, American politician, Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1916-17
  • S. B. Laub, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936
  • John H. Laub, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The laub Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laub 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 7 January 2016 at 08:13.

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