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The prominent surname Obere originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Franks, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Obere is derived from the Old German given name Alberi c. Looking back even further, we found the name was originally derived from the Latin word Albericus.

Obere Early Origins



The surname Obere was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France in the eastern part of France where one can trace this distinguished name since very early times.

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Obere Spelling Variations


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Obere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Aubert, Auber, Aubers, Aubbert, Aubber, Aubbers, Aubère, Aubèrre, Auberg, Obert, Ober, Obers, Obbert, Obber, Obbers, Obère, Obèrre, Oberg, Haubert, Hauber, Haubers, Haubbert, Haubber, Haubbers, Hauberg, Hobert, Hober, Hobers, Hobbert, Hobère, Hobèrre, D'Aubert, D'Auber, D'Aubers, D'Aubbert, D'Aubber, D'Aubbers, D'Aubère, D'Aubèrre, D'Auberg, Aubet, Aubey, Aubay, Aubé, Aubée, Aubbet, Aubbey, Aubbay, Aubbé, Aubbée, Aubère, Aubèrre and many more.

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Obere Early History


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Obere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Obere research. Another 533 words (38 lines of text) covering the year 1136 is included under the topic Early Obere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Obere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Obere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Obere 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:

Obere Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Obere, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Jacob Obere, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1729

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Obere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Obere 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 10 October 2013 at 15:07.

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