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Early Origins of the Lubbers family

The surname Lubbers was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Lubbers family

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Lubbers Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lueb, Lubbe, Lubeck, Luppe, Lubke, Lubath, Lubben, Lubbert, Lubken, Lubking, Lubienski and many more.

Early Notables of the Lubbers family (pre 1700)

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Lubbers Ranking

In the United States, the name Lubbers is the 16,098th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Netherlands, the name Lubbers is ranked the 332nd most popular surname with an estimated 4,636 people with that name. [2]

United States Lubbers migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lubbers Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Berent Hendrik Lubbers, who settled in Indiana in 1845
  • A. Maria Lubbers, who settled in Baltimore in 1847
  • Bernardine Lubbers, who settled in America in 1847
  • Elise Lubbers, who arrived in America in 1847 [3]
  • G Lubbers, aged 39, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [3]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Lubbers (post 1700) +

  • Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers (1939-2018), Dutch politician and diplomat, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1982-1994), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2001-2005)
  • Teresa Lubbers (b. 1939), American politician, Member of the Indiana Senate (1992-)
  • Robert Bartow "Bob" Lubbers (1922-2017), American comic strip and comic book artist
  • Arend Donselaar "Don" Lubbers (b. 1931), American educator, President of Grand Valley State University
  • Steven Lubbers (b. 1953), former Dutch footballer
  • Rudolfus Josefus Maria "Rudie" Lubbers (b. 1945), Dutch Olympic boxer who competed at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Reinder Lubbers (b. 1984), Dutch rower at the 2008 Summer Olympics, son of Steven Lubbers
  • Eva Lubbers (b. 1992), Dutch silver medalist sprinter and high jumper at the 2012 European Athletics Championships

  • Gerhard Lübbers (1916-1941), German Schreiberfeldwebel who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. "Most Common Last Names in Netherlands." Forebears,
  3. 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)
  4. Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from on Facebook