Early Origins of the Drybay family
wapentake of Candleshoe. The village dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Dribi CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) and literally meant "dry farmstead or village," from the Old English "dryge" + the Viking word "by." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) The first record of the surname was found in the year 1296 when Ralph Dryby held estates in this area.
Early History of the Drybay family
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Drybay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Driby, Dryby, Dribie, Drybie, Dribee and others.
Early Notables of the Drybay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Drybay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
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