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The laube 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."

laube Early Origins



The surname laube 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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laube Spelling Variations


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laube Spelling Variations



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

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laube Early History


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laube Early History



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

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laube Early Notables (pre 1700)


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laube Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early laube 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:

laube Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Laube, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Francis Laube, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838

laube Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. Gottfried Laube, aged 52, a farmer, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert"

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Contemporary Notables of the name laube (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name laube (post 1700)



  • James Laube, American wine critic of Wine Spectator
  • Clifford J. Laube (1891-1974), American newspaper editor, publisher, and Catholic poet
  • Gustav Karl Laube (1839-1923), German geologist and paleontologist
  • Heinrich Laube (1806-1884), German dramatist, novelist and theatre-director

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The laube Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The laube 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 6 November 2014 at 13:25.

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