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Where did the English Neblett family come from? What is the English Neblett family crest and coat of arms? When did the Neblett family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Neblett family history?The Neblett surname is thought to derive from the Middle English word "nibbe," which was a form of "neb," which meant "nose."
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Neblett has been recorded under many different variations, including Niblet, Niblick, Niblock,Niblett, Neblit, Neblitt, Niblit and many more.
First found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neblett research. Another 271 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1602, 1764, 1798, 1808, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Neblett History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Neblett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Neblett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 157 words(11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Neblett or a variant listed above:
Neblett Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Neblett Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Neblett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neblett 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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