The roots of the German surname Siebe 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 Siebe family
The surname Siebe 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 Siebe family
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Siebe 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 Siebe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Siebe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Siebe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Siebe, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1857 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Siebe (post 1700)
- Albert Siebe (1843-1907), German-American military figure, Chief of Scouts during the Apache Wars
- John D. Siebe, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 9th District, 1881-83 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html