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The present generation of the Blabey family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Blaby in the diocese of Peterborough in the county of Leicestershire.

Blabey Early Origins



The surname Blabey was first found in Leicestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Blabey Spelling Variations


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Blabey Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Blabey include Blaby, Blabi, Blabie, Blabey, Blabley, Blayby and many more.

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Blabey Early History


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Blabey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blabey research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1219, 1273, 1327, 1356, 1361, 1508, 1579, 1767 and 1350 are included under the topic Early Blabey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blabey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blabey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blabey 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blabey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Blabey, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Emily" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The EMILY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Emily.htm
  • Henry Blabey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Emily" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The EMILY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Emily.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blabey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blabey (post 1700)



  • Aaron Blabey, Australian actor and artist

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Blabey Family Crest Products


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Blabey Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The EMILY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Emily.htm

Other References

  1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Blabey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blabey 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 22 May 2014 at 14:18.

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