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Dyball Surname History



In Scottish history, few names go farther back than Dyball, whose ancestors lived among the clans of the Pictish tribe. The ancestors of the Dyball family lived on the lands of Dipple in Morayshire where the name can be found since very early times. The name means dweller by the hollow and is originally derived from the personal name Theobald.


Early Origins of the Dyball family


The surname Dyball was first found in Moray, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Dyball family


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Dyball Spelling Variations


Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Dyball has been written Dibble, Dipple, Diball, Dybell, Dyball, Dippel, Diable, Dibel, Dible, Tipple, Tippell, Tibble, Dibbs, Dibben, Dibbens and many more.

Early Notables of the Dyball family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dyball family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Dyball:

Dyball Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Geo Dyball, aged 18, who landed in Virginia in 1812 [1]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)

Dyball Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Dyball, aged 26, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EPAMINONDAS 1852. Retrieved www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1852.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Dyball (post 1700)


  • Nick Dyball, American scenic artist, known for his work on Black Dog, Red Dog (2016), Hole in the Wall (2015), Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014) and We'll Never Have Paris (2014)
  • Faughn Dyball (b. 2013), American actress, known for her role in Chasing the Cat
  • Jack Dyball (b. 1989), Australian cinematographer
  • Mike Dyball, Canadian musician, known for his work with the band Priestess

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EPAMINONDAS 1852. Retrieved www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1852.shtml


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