The roots of the distinguished German surname Silberer lie in the region of Hessen. The name literally means "silver," and was most likely originally borne by a silversmith.
Early Origins of the Silberer family
The surname Silberer was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The earliest recorded variant of the name was Silberer, borne by a resident of Esslingen in 1279.
Early History of the Silberer family
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Silberer Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Silbermann, Silberman, Silver, Silber, Suelber, Suelver, Silberer, Silbert, Sylver, Sylvermann, Sylverman, Silvermann, Silverman, Sylber, Silvernail and many more.
Early Notables of the Silberer family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Silberer family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Silber, who came to Philadelphia in 1749; as did Tobias Silber in 1805; John Conrad Silber in 1823; and Daniel Silber in 1868. Joseph Silberman came in 1844.
Contemporary Notables of the name Silberer (post 1700)
- Gustav A. "Geza" Silberer (1876-1938), Austrian journalist and author
- Noémie Silberer (b. 1991), Swiss two-time bronze medalist figure skater at the Swiss Figure Skating Championships in 2008 and 2009
- Herbert Silberer (1882-1923), Austrian Viennese psychoanalyst involved with the professional circle surrounding Sigmund Freud, Carl Gustav Jung, Alfred Adler and others