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Where did the German Urbach family come from? What is the German Urbach family crest and coat of arms? When did the Urbach family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Urbach family history?The Urbach surname is habitational, derived from any of numerous places named Urbach in Germany.
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 Urbach 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 Urbach research. Another 186 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1821 and 1867 are included under the topic Early Urbach History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Urbach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Urbach or a variant listed above:
Urbach Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Urbach Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Urbach Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Urbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Urbach 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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