Zobrist History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The German surname Zobrist is derived from the German words "ober," meaning "upper," or "above," and the word man.

Early Origins of the Zobrist family

The surname Zobrist was first found in East Prussia, where the name Oberer came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Early History of the Zobrist family

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Zobrist Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Oberer, Ober, Obermann, Obererman, Obermans, Oberers, Obere, Oberman, Oberman and many more.

Early Notables of the Zobrist family (pre 1700)

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United States Zobrist migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zobrist Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Caspar Zobrist, who settled in Carolina in 1710


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