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The roots of the distinguished surname Schober lie in the kingdom of Bavaria. The name is derived from the Old Germanic word "schober," a medieval term for a barn or a stretch of land. Thus, the name would have been originally borne by the owner of a "schober."

Schober Early Origins



The surname Schober was first found in the agricultural areas, where tracts of land (schobers) were rented out by ranchers. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Leutolt der Schober, who was living in the Bavarian town of Hohenstein in 1289. The young Schober family was instrumental in the development of early Bavarian society, playing an important role in the medieval history of the region.

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Schober Spelling Variations


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Schober Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shobe, Shober, Schober, Schobe and others.

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Schober Early History


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Schober Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schober research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1289, 1531, 1559, 1598, 1670, 1739, 1798, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Schober History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schober Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schober Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schober 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:

Schober Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Kristiaen Schober, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Peter Schober, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Jacob Schober, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • John Michael Schober, who arrived in Georgia in 1738
  • Hedwig Regina Schober, who arrived in New York, NY in 1743
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schober Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Fredk Schober, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Gottfried Schober, who landed in Ohio in 1826
  • Dorothea Schober, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Christian Schober, who arrived in Texas in 1854
  • Michael Schober, who landed in Mississippi in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schober (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schober (post 1700)



  • Frederick Schober, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1895
  • Charles A. Schober (b. 1863), American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Essex County, 1895-96
  • Mathias Schober (b. 1976), German footballer
  • Peter Jakob Schober (b. 1897), German artist
  • Wolfgang Schober (b. 1989), Austrian football goalkeeper
  • Johann Schober (1874-1932), Austrian police officer
  • Franz Adolf Friedrich Schober (1796-1882), Austrian poet, librettist, lithographer and actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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    The Schober Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schober 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 28 December 2015 at 03:48.

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