Scotland, the first to use the name Appelby were the Strathclyde- Britons. It was a name for someone who lived in various places so named in England and Scotland. Appleby is derived from the old Norse apall, or "apple" combined with byr, meaning "farm."
Early Origins of the Appelby family
Westmorland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Appleby from about the year 1250, which later became the county town of Appleby. This town was frequently sacked and plundered and was a favorite target of raids north of the border.
Early History of the Appelby family
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Appelby Spelling Variations
hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Appelby has appeared as Appleby, Applebie, Appilby, Appilbie, Appeley and many more.
Early Notables of the Appelby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Appelby family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Appelby Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Appelby Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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