Tabbert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tabbert family

The surname Tabbert was first found in Greifswald, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Tabbert family

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Tabbert Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Taber, Tabert, Tabbert, Tabber, Taberts, Tabers and many more.

Early Notables of the Tabbert family (pre 1700)

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United States Tabbert migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tabbert Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Anna Tabbert, aged 17, originally from Stettin, Germany, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Pretoria" from Cuxhaven, Germany [1]
  • Robert K. J. Tabbert, aged 24, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Oscar II" from Copenhagen, Denmark [2]
  • Heinrich Tabbert, aged 68, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "George Washington" from Bremen, Germany [3]
  • Emmy Tabbert, aged 4, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "George Washington" from Bremen, Germany [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Tabbert (post 1700) +

  • William "Bill" Tabbert (1919-1974), American Tony Award winning actor and singer, best known for his role as Lieutenant Joseph Cable in the original Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical South Pacific
  • Don Alan Tabbert (b. 1928), American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, 1957-61 [5]


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXRW-KX9 : 6 December 2014), Anna Tabbert, 26 Dec 1908; citing departure port Cuxhaven, arrival port New York, ship name Pretoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QC-N6D : 6 December 2014), Robert K. J. Tabbert, 14 Jan 1919; citing departure port Copenhagen, arrival port New York, ship name Oscar II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NS-P3J : 6 December 2014), Heinrich Tabbert, 27 Sep 1921; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NS-P32 : 6 December 2014), Emmy Tabbert, 27 Sep 1921; citing departure port Bremen, arrival port New York, ship name George Washington, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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