The ancient roots of the Hebblewaite family name are in the Anglo-Saxon
culture. The name Hebblewaite comes from when the family lived in the township of Applethwaite,
which was in the parish of Windermere in Westmorland
(now part of Cumbria). There were also places with this name in Cumberland
and in Suffolk
, where the first instances of the surname Hebblewaite were found. In Old English, applethwaite
meant an apple orchard
or an area of land cleared for growing apples.
Early Origins of the Hebblewaite family
The surname Hebblewaite was first found in the county of Suffolk
in south eastern England
. The Applethwaites were found in Suffolk
from very ancient times and sustained the Norman Conquest
in 1066, retaining their lands and estates.
Early History of the Hebblewaite family
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Hebblewaite Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Hebblewaite has appeared include Applethwaite, Applewhite, Applewaite, Applewait, Apelwhite, Eppelwhite, Epplethwaite and many more.
Early Notables of the Hebblewaite family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hebblewaite family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hebblewaite Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Thomas Hebblewaite, aged 45, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Norman"