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Where did the English Dibdin family come from? What is the English Dibdin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Dibdin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Dibdin family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dibbin, Dibbon, Dibden, Dibbon, Debbin, Debbon, Dibben, Dybben, Dybbyn, Dibbyn, Dibdin, Dipden, Dipdon, Dipdan, Dippen and many more.
First found in Dorset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1332 when Thomas Dybyn held estates in that county.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dibdin research. Another 311 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1476, 1487, and 1664 are included under the topic Early Dibdin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dibdin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands. Many settlers arrived in Newfoundland..
The Dibdin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dibdin 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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