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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 Alberic. 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 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 Spelling Variations


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Obers Spelling Variations



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

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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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