Urbacch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Urbacch surname is habitational, derived from any of numerous places named Urbach in Germany.
Early Origins of the Urbacch family
The surname Urbacch was 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.
Early History of the Urbacch family
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Urbacch Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Urbach, Urach, Urbache, Urbaches, Urbachs, Urbaach, Urbachh, Urbacch, Urbachhs, Urbachhes, Irbach, Urback, Irback, Erback and many more.
Early Notables of the Urbacch family (pre 1700)
Notables with the surname Urbacch during this period were Christian Erbach (ca. 1568-1635), a German organist and composer. Born in Gau-Algesheim, Mainz-Bingen, now in the Rhineland-Palatinate Bundesland, he held the position of assistant or chief organist for the city of Augsburg.
Erbach is a town and the district seat of the Odenwaldkreis (district) in Hesse, Germany. It was the stronghold of the Counts of Erbach-Erbach which included George Louis I, Count of...
Migration of the Urbacch family
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.