Dyball History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The tale of the name Dyball begins with a family who lived on the lands of Dipple in Morayshire where the name can be found since very early times. The name means dweller by the hollow and is originally derived from the personal name Theobald.

Early Origins of the Dyball family

The surname Dyball was first found in Moray, 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.

Important Dates for the Dyball family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dyball research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1328, 1332, 1464, 1476 and 1664 are included under the topic Early Dyball History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dyball Spelling Variations

Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Dyball has been spelled Dibble, Dipple, Diball, Dybell, Dyball, Dippel, Diable, Dibel, Dible, Tipple, Tippell, Tibble, Dibbs, Dibben, Dibbens and many more.

Early Notables of the Dyball family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Dyball Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dyball migration to the United States

In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Dyball:

Dyball Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Geo Dyball, aged 18, who landed in Virginia in 1812 [1]

Dyball migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dyball Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • James Dyball, aged 26, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dyball (post 1700)

  • Faughn Dyball, American actress, known for her role in Chasing the Cat
  • Nick Dyball, American scenic artist, known for his work on Black Dog, Red Dog (2016), Hole in the Wall (2015), Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014) and We'll Never Have Paris (2014)
  • Jack Dyball (b. 1989), Australian cinematographer
  • Mike Dyball, Canadian musician, known for his work with the band Priestess

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EPAMINONDAS 1852. Retrieved www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1852.shtml
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