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The roots of the distinguished German surname Oubre lie in the kingdom of Bavaria. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "huober," meaning "owner of a patch of farmland." The term "Hube" was used to denote a 40-acre hide of farmland. It is likely that the original bearer of this name was someone who owned such a farm.

Oubre Early Origins



The surname Oubre was first found in Bavaria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the province. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Huber became an integral part of the region's affairs as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System. The earliest known bearer of the name was Ulrich Miles dictus Huobaere, a resident of the town of Utlenheim in the Tyrol region of Austria in 1224.

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Oubre Spelling Variations


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Oubre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Huber, Huberr, Hubere, Hueber, Huebere, Hubner, Huebner, Huben, Hueben, Hubener, Huebener, Hubel, Huebel, Hubeln, Huebeln and many more.

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Oubre Early History


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Oubre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oubre research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1251, 1301, 1790, 1639, 1706, 1764, 1804, 1764 and 1829 are included under the topic Early Oubre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oubre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oubre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oubre 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:

Oubre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Oubre, who settled on the German coast of Louisiana in 1721

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Contemporary Notables of the name Oubre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Oubre (post 1700)



  • George Telesmar Oubre Sr., (1918-1998), American lawyer and politician, Louisiana State Senator for St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist parishes (1968-1972)
  • Kelly Paul Oubre Jr., (b. 1995), American basketball player at the University of Kansas
  • Alondra Oubré, American female author, speaker, research consultant, and medical anthropologist
  • Louis Byron Oubre III (b. 1958), former American football guard in the National Football League

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Oubre Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Oubre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oubre 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 23 November 2016 at 16:38.

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