Siebert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The roots of the German surname Siebert 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 Siebert family

The surname Siebert 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 Siebert family

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Siebert 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 Siebert family (pre 1700)

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Siebert Ranking

In the United States, the name Siebert is the 6,201st most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Siebert is ranked the 5,651st most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]


United States Siebert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Siebert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Carl Fr Siebert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [3]
  • Barthel Siebert, who landed in New York, NY in 1782 [3]
  • Frantz Siebert, who landed in New York, NY in 1782 [3]
  • Daniel Siebert, who settled in Philadelphia in 1785
  • J. H. Siebert, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1794
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Siebert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • G. A. Siebert, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1804
  • Chm Frdr Siebert, aged 34, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1832 [3]
  • Heinrich Siebert, who landed in Ohio in 1834 [3]
  • Wilhelm Rudolf Siebert, who arrived in America in 1839 [3]
  • Marie Billian Siebert, aged 55, who arrived in America in 1843 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Siebert (post 1700) +

  • Thomas L. Siebert (b. 1946), American lawyer and diplomat; ambassador to Sweden 1994–97
  • Sonny Siebert (b. 1937), American professional baseball player
  • Muriel Siebert (1932-2013), American businesswoman, founder of Siebert Financial, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 28, 1967
  • Florence Siebert (1897-1991), American biochemist, member of the U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame
  • Dick Siebert (1912-1978), American professional baseball player
  • Thomas L. Siebert (b. 1946), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, 1994-97 [4]
  • Robert Siebert, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944, 1948 [4]
  • Matthew G. Siebert (1883-1961), American politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Kenosha County 2nd District, 1935-36, 1939-46; Defeated, 1948 [4]
  • Henry L. Siebert, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916 [4]
  • Bill Siebert, American Republican politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 121st District; Elected unopposed 1992; Elected 1994, 1996; Elected unopposed 1998; Defeated, 2000 [4]
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bismarck
  • Rudi Siebert (b. 1922), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he survived the sinking [5]
Flight TWA 800
  • Miss. Chrisha Louise Siebert (1968-1996), from Kansas City, Missouri, USA, American passenger with sister Brenna Rae Sibert flying aboard flight TWA 800 from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [6]
  • Miss. Brenna Rae Siebert (1971-1996), from Holts Summit, Missouri, USA, American passenger with sister Chrisha Louise Siebert flying aboard flight TWA 800 from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [6]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
  6. ^ The Washington Post Passenger List TWA Flight 800. (Retrieved 2018, February 15th). Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/twa800/list01.htm


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