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The Irish surname Cribben comes from two quite distinct sources: it was an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Mac Roibin," which was created from the Anglo-Norman given name Robin; and it also came from the Irish "ó Gribín."

Cribben Early Origins



The surname Cribben was first found in Ulster (Irish: Ulaidh), where O'Gribbin and MacGribben were recorded in the County Armagh Hearth Money Rolls of 1664-65, and it seems the name has long existed in this region, as well as in County Mayo. There are also some 16th century records of MacRoben and MacRobyn in Louth, and in the southern counties of Carlow and Wexford.

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Cribben Spelling Variations


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Cribben Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cribbins, Gribben, Gribbend, MacRobyn, Gribbynd, Gribbyn, Gribbint and many more.

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Cribben Early History


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Cribben Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cribben research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1690 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Cribben History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cribben Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cribben Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Cribben, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1789; Henry Gribben, who came to Baltimore in 1819; Esther Gribben, who arrived at Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1824.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cribben (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cribben (post 1700)



  • Patrick Cribben, American playwright

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    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    4. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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