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Carnebey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Carnebey name come from when the Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Carnebey was originally derived from a family having lived in the region of Carnaby a parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Carnebey family

The surname Carnebey was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Carnebey family

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Carnebey Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Carnebey include Carnaby, Carnabey and others.

Early Notables of the Carnebey family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Sir William Carnaby (died 1407), English politician, Member of Parliament for Northumberland in 1404; Leonard Cornaby, High Sheriff of Northumberland...
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Migration of the Carnebey family to the New World and Oceana

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Elizabeth Carnaby who settled in Virginia in 1741.

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