Schaible History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The roots of the distinguished German surname Schaible lie in the former duchy of Swabia. The name is derived from the Middle High German word "schoup," meaning "bundle/wisp of straw." It is likely that the name was initially borne by a miller, or by someone who lived near a mill.
Early Origins of the Schaible family
The surname Schaible was first found in Baden and Swabia, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power. The first known bearer of the name was a knight named Schaub, who lived in Strasbourg in 1293.
Early History of the Schaible family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schaible research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1758, 1715, 1713, 1774, 1797, 1865, 1817 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Schaible History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Schaible Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaub, Schob, Schaublin, Schwab, Schabia, Scwab, Schaib, Schaible, Schable and many more.
Early Notables of the Schaible family (pre 1700)
Notables with the surname Schaible during this period were Sir Luke Schaub (1690-1758), a British diplomat, born at Basle in Switzerland. He was Secretary to Richard, Lord Cobham, who was English ambassador at...
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In the United States, the name Schaible is the 12,956th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Schaible migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schaible Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Earnest F. Schaible, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1852
- Johann Schaible, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1869
- Frederick Schaible, who was living in Indiana in 1882
Contemporary Notables of the name Schaible (post 1700) +
- Valerie Maynard Schaible (b. 1902), American professor of mathematics
- Theodore E. Schaible, American Democratic Party politician, Mayor of Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1921-22 
- Henry F. Schaible, American politician, Mayor of Kansas City, Kansas, 1926 
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