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The Urbaach surname is habitational, derived from any of numerous places named Urbach in Germany.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Urbach, Urach, Urbache, Urbaches, Urbachs, Urbaach, Urbachh, Urbacch, Urbachhs, Urbachhes, Irbach, Urback, Irback, Erback and many more.
First found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Urbaach research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1821 and 1867 are included under the topic Early Urbaach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Urbaach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lorentz Erbach, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1744; Balthes Erbach, who arrived in America in 1748; Baltzer Erbach, who arrived in America in 1758; Johann Jakob Urach, who came to America in 1806.
The Urbaach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Urbaach 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.
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