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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.
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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schaub, Schob, Schaublin, Schwab, Schabia, Scwab, Schaib, Schaible, Schable and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schaible research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1758, 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.
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schaible Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schaible Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Schaible Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schaible 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.
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