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The ancient and distinguished German surname Uben is of several possible origins. Firstly, it is derived from the Middle High German word "uober," meaning "active, busy, enterprising." Alternatively, the name may be derived from the name "Huber," which is itself derived from the Old High German "hugu," meaning "thinking spirit."

Uben Early Origins



The surname Uben was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have first emerged. The history of the Uben family can be traced back to 1409, when the first recorded branch was living in Reutlingen in Swabia. The young Uben family was instrumental during this formative period, figuring prominently in the early history of the region and contributing greatly to the development of medieval Swabian society.

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Uben Spelling Variations


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Uben Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Uber, Ueber, Über and others.

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Uben Early History


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Uben Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Uben research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1612, 1783, 1824, 1795, 1845, 1858, 1855 and 1922 are included under the topic Early Uben History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Uben Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Uben Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Uben Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Eva Uber, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1743; Ludwig Uber and his wife Margaretha Barbara, who emigrated from Württemburg to Pennsylvania in 1752 with their three sons, Frederick Uber, who was naturalized in Maryland in 1841.

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    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Uben Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Uben Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 June 2014 at 09:56.

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