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Niebauer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The old German family name Niebauer is derived from several possible sources, and no doubt different families of this name emerged independently during the era in which surnames first began to be used. The Low German word 'nabur' meant "neighbor," and then came to be used as a surname. There was also a place named Nabern near Kustrin, a river so named in Wurtemburg, as well as a St. Nabor in the Alsace region.

Early Origins of the Niebauer family

The surname Niebauer was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval 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 Niebauer family

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Niebauer Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Niebuhr, Niebur, Niebauer, Naber, Nabur, Nabor, Nabermann, Neibaur, Neibauer, Neibuhr, Neibur, Nieburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Niebauer family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Niebauer family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Josef Naber, who came to America in 1798; Alexander Neibaur, who came to Utah in 1848; Johann Niebuhr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851; John P. Niebuhr, who was naturalized in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1849.

Contemporary Notables of the name Niebauer (post 1700)

  • James Niebauer, American director, known for his work on Iris (2009), Heart KPop (2013) and Fortune 500 Man (2011)
  • Christopher L. Niebauer Ph.D., American Associate Professor, Department of Psychology at Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania

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