The roots of the German surname Siburt can be traced to the Old Germanic word "Siebmacher," meaning "sieve maker." The surname is occupational
in origin, and was most likely originally borne by someone who held this position.
Early Origins of the Siburt family
The surname Siburt was first found in the territory of Meissen in eastern Saxony
, where the name could be considered to have made an early contribution to the feudal
society which became the backbone of modern European. The name became prominent in local
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the widespread tribal and national conflicts, with each group seeking power and status in an unstable territorial profile.
Early History of the Siburt family
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Siburt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sieber, Sieb, Seeb, Seeber, Seaver, Sieberer, Siebmacher, Siebers, Siebe, Siebmann, Siep, Sieper, Sieppert, Siebert, Siepmann, Siber and many more.
Early Notables of the Siburt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Siburt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lorentz Sieber and Conrath Siebers, who sailed to Philadelphia, and Valentine Seaver to Virginia all in 1732. Among the many other family members to follow these first settlers were: Jurig Sibert, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1738.