Obier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The German surname Obier is derived from the German words "ober," meaning "upper," or "above," and the word man.
Early Origins of the Obier family
The surname Obier was first found in East Prussia, where the name Oberer came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the Obier family
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Obier Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oberer, Ober, Obermann, Obererman, Obermans, Oberers, Obere, Oberman, Oberman and many more.
Early Notables of the Obier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Obier family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Caspar Zobrist, who came to Carolina in 1710; Melchor Averman, who settled in Louisiana in 1720-1721; Jacob Obere, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.
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