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The name Blaby is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the parish of Blaby in the diocese of Peterborough in the county of Leicestershire.

Blaby Early Origins



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

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Blaby Spelling Variations


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Blaby Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Blaby has been spelled many different ways, including Blaby, Blabi, Blabie, Blabey, Blabley, Blayby and many more.

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Blaby Early History


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Blaby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blaby 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 Blaby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blaby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blaby Early Notables (pre 1700)



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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Blabys to arrive in North America: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Blaby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blaby 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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