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Sieben History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the German surname Sieben 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 Sieben family


The surname Sieben 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 Sieben family


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Another 250 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1741, 1816, 1818, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Sieben History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sieben Spelling Variations


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 Sieben family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sieben family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sieben Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Konrad Sieben, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857 [1]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)
  • Federico Sieben, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1872 [1]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 Sieben (post 1700)


  • Todd Sieben (b. 1945), American politician, Member of the Illinois Senate (1993-2008)
  • Harry A. "Tex" Sieben Jr. (b. 1943), American politician, 48th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives (1981-1985)
  • Katie Sieben (b. 1977), American politician, Member of the Minnesota Senate (2007-)
  • Jonathan "Jon" Scott Sieben OAM (b. 1966), Australian three-time gold, silver and bronze medalist butterfly swimmer, Men's 200 metre butterfly world record holder (1984-1985)

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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