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."
Early Origins of the Uberr family
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.
Early History of the Uberr family
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Uberr Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Uberr family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Uberr family to the New World and Oceana
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.