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Carbol History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Carbol originated with the Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled Britain. It is derived from the Old English given name Cobbold.

Early Origins of the Carbol family

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

Early History of the Carbol family

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Carbol 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 Carbol has appeared include Cobbold, Cobbald, Cubald, Cubold, Cubaldus, Carbould, Cobald, Cubbel, Cubaud, Corbold, Corbould, Cubill, Cobell and many more.

Early Notables of the Carbol family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Carbol family to the New World and Oceana

At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Carbol arrived in North America very early: M. Cobell who arrived in San Francisco in 1856.

Contemporary Notables of the name Carbol (post 1700)

  • Leonid Joseph "Leo" Carbol (1908-1991), Canadian NHL ice hockey defenceman for the Chicago Black Hawks

The Carbol Motto

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Rebus angustis fortis
Motto Translation: Brave in adversity.

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