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Multiple Origins for the Surname Applebee


Scottish


The roots of the name Applebee are found among the Strathclyde-Briton people of the ancient Scottish/English Borderlands. Applebee was originally found in various places so named in England and Scotland. Appleby is derived from the old Norse apall, or "apple" combined with byr, meaning "farm."

Applebee Early Origins



The surname Applebee was first found in 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.

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Applebee Spelling Variations


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Applebee Spelling Variations



In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Applebee has appeared as Appleby, Applebie, Appilby, Appilbie, Appeley and many more.

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Applebee Early History


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Applebee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Applebee research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1617, 1407, 1397, 1404, 1488 and 1563 are included under the topic Early Applebee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Applebee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Applebee Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Applebee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The freedom, opportunity, and land of the North American colonies beckoned. There, Scots found a place where they were generally free from persecution and where they could go on to become important players in the birth of new nations. Some fought in the American War of Independence, while others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these Scottish settlers have been able to recover their lost national heritage in the last century through highland games and Clan societies in North Ameri ca. Among them:

Applebee Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Applebee, who landed in Georgia in 1752

Applebee Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Applebee, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Applebee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Applebee (post 1700)



  • David Applebee, American director and cinematographer, best known for Sirk! (2011) and Hiding Game (2012)
  • Constance Mary Katherine "M.K." Applebee (1873-1981), English-born, American sports coach, nicknamed, "The Apple", best known for introducing field hockey to the United States in 1901

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Applebee Family Crest Products


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Applebee Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
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    The Applebee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Applebee 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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