Ziebart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The German state of Bavaria is the ancestral home of the Ziebart family. Ziebart is a local name. Ziebart is a name for someone who lived in Bavaria and Hessen, where this family became an important contributor to the development of the district from ancient times.
Early Origins of the Ziebart family
The surname Ziebart was first found in Bavaria and Hessen, where this family name became an important contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Siebold became an integral part of that turbulent region, forming alliances with other families within the feudal nation.
Early History of the Ziebart family
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Ziebart Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Ziebart include Siebold, Sibbald, Siebel, Sieble, Siebelt, Siebald, Sieboldt, Siebolt, Sieboltt, Sibbalt, Sibbaltt, Siebeld, Siebeltt, Siebalt and many more.
Early Notables of the Ziebart family
Prominent among members of the name Ziebart in this period include the Siebolds of Wuerzburg, who were renowned for their contributions to medical surgery in the nineteenth century; Carl Caspar Siebold was one of the most famous German surgeons of the time, and...
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Migration of the Ziebart family
European migration to North America began in the mid-17th century and continued unabated until the mid-20th. Many Bavarians made the long trip to escape poverty or persecution based on their religious beliefs. The chance for tenant farmers to own their own land was also a major drawing card. They settled all across the United States in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many came to Canada also, settling in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Analysis of immigration records has shown some of the first Ziebarts to arrive in North America, and among them were: John Sieble, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751. Peter Sieboldt came to Pennsylvania in 1803; Mary Sibbald came to California in 1853; Paul Siebald came to Allegheny Count, Pa. in 1855.