The ancient roots of the Zwiebler family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. The Zwiebler surname, was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria. The Zwiebler family resided on a vast feudal
estate in an elegant manor. They also became involved in the political and economic affairs of Bavaria
and acquired a distinguished reputation for their contributions to German society.
Early Origins of the Zwiebler family
The surname Zwiebler was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Zweifel made a great early contribution to the feudal
society of early Europe. The name Zweifel became prominent in local
affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.
Early History of the Zwiebler family
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Zwiebler Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Zwiebler include Zweifel, Zweiffel, Zweifeln, Zwiefel, Zwibel, Swibel, Zwiebler and many more.
Early Notables of the Zwiebler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zwiebler family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Zwiebler surname or a spelling variation of the name include:
Zwiebler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johan Zwiebler, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1752
- Johan Zwiebler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)