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Dibden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Dibden family


The surname Dibden was first found in Hampshire at Dibden, a small village that is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Depedene and was held by Odo of Winchester at that time. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
The name Dibden is from the Old English words "deop" + "denu" which collectively meant "deep valley." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
"This place, the name of which, anciently Depedene, was descriptive of its situation in a thickly wooded dell, was of some importance at the time of the Conquest." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The first record of the family was Geoffrey de Depeden, Norfolk, c. 1150 as listed in the History of Norfolk. Later, the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 listed Randolph de Depeden in Oxfordshire. [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
In 1332 Thomas Dybyn was listed as holding estates in the Dibden, Hampshire area. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 list Ricardus Depeden. [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Early History of the Dibden family


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Dibden Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Dibbin, Dibbon, Dibden, Dibbon, Debbin, Debbon, Dibben, Dybben, Dybbyn, Dibbyn, Dibdin, Dipden, Dipdon, Dipdan, Dippen and many more.

Early Notables of the Dibden family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dibden family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dibden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fredk. Dibden, aged 35, who settled in America from Southampton, England, in 1914
  • Joseph Dibden, aged 30, who landed in America from Lyndhurst, England, in 1914
  • Fredk. Dibden, aged 35, who landed in America from Southampton, England, in 1914
  • Joseph Dibden, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Lyndhurst, England, in 1914
  • Mary Annie Dibden, aged 39, who landed in America from Flitwick, England, in 1915
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Contemporary Notables of the name Dibden (post 1700)



    Historic Events for the Dibden family



    RMS Titanic

    • Mr. William Dibden (d. 1912), aged 18, English Second Class passenger from Lyndhurst, Hampshire who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
      Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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    Citations


    1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
    2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
    3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
    4. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
    5. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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