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The ancient and distinguished German surname Uberr 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."

Uberr Early Origins



The surname Uberr was first found in Swabia, where it is thought to have first emerged. The history of the Uberr family can be traced back to 1409, when the first recorded branch was living in Reutlingen in Swabia. The young Uberr 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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Uberr Spelling Variations


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Uberr Spelling Variations



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

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Uberr Early History


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Uberr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Uberr 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 Uberr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Uberr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Uberr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Uberr 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Uberr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Uberr 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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