Lubin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Lubin, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia, known for its beauty, industry and military power. However, in the medieval era, Prussia was fragmented and inhabited by numerous barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The borders of the barbarian kingdoms, which were established after the fall of the Roman Empire, changed repeatedly. The region that came to be known as Prussia was roughly divided between the territories of Brandenburg-Prussia, West Prussia and East Prussia. The Lubin family emerged in Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany. By the 19th century, Brandenburg-Prussia had incorporated East Prussia, West Prussia and many other German territories. Moreover, in the late 19th century, it led the German states in the German Unification.

Early Origins of the Lubin family

The surname Lubin was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Lubin family

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Lubin Spelling Variations

In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Lubin include Lubin, Luben, Lubyn, Lubine, Lubke, Lubken, Lubcken, Lubchen and many more.

Early Notables of the Lubin family (pre 1700)

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Lubin Ranking

In the United States, the name Lubin is the 8,817th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Lubin is ranked the 5,343rd most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Lubin family

Since medieval times, the state of Prussia has played an important part in the history of Germany. The state's military powers were historically very strong, and endured until after the Second World War, when the territory was broken up and divided between the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany and West Germany. A spurt of migration followed, with some Prussians going elsewhere in Europe and many others crossing the ocean to North America. Most entered the United States through Philadelphia. Some remained there, while more moved on to the states of Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Others traveled to Canada and settled Ontario and the prairie provinces. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Lubin or a variant listed above: J. Lubinsky, who arrived in Texas with his wife in 1855; Georg Lubcken, who came to Philadelphia in 1734; and George Lubke, who came to Pennsylvania in 1741..

Contemporary Notables of the name Lubin (post 1700) +

  • Isador Lubin (b. 1896), American economist, U.S. Commissioner of Labour Statistics (1933-45), the Special Assistant to President Roosevelt (1941-45), and Minister of the Economic and Social Council of the U.N. (1950-53)
  • Steven Lubin (b. 1942), American pianist, a member of the Mozartian Players, and a teacher at Juilliard

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