Show ContentsNieber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The old German family name Nieber 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 Nieber family

The surname Nieber 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 Nieber family

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Nieber 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 Nieber family

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Migration of the Nieber family

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. on Facebook