Oberman Family


The names of the descendents of many of the Oberman family branches is not known.  There are approximately 2000 Obermans living in the UK, US, Israel, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Eire, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and France, and elsewhere. The UK has about 130, mainly in London. The US has about 1,600, particularly in California.

Country Origion of Oberman Family

It is hard to determine the country origin of the family since the boundaries changed many times throughout the history.

 

Oberman Family History


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

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. Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Caspar Zobrist, who came to Carolina in 1710; Melchor Averman, who settled in Louisiana in 1720-1721; Jacob Obere, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729.