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The prominent surname Obers 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 Obers 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.

Obers Early Origins



The surname Obers 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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Obers Spelling Variations


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Obers 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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Obers Early History


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Obers Early History



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

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Obers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Obers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Obers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Obers, who landed in New York in 1709

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Obers Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    5. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Obers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Obers 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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