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The earliest origins of the name Ebbert date back to the time of the Anglo-Saxons. The name is derived from the Old German name Hildeberht, which literally means battle-glorious.

Ebbert Early Origins



The surname Ebbert was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire where Marton Hall in Marton was the ancient residence of the Heber family. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Ebbert Spelling Variations


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Ebbert Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Ebbert include Heber, Hayburgh and others.

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Ebbert Early History


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Ebbert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ebbert research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 118 and 1180 are included under the topic Early Ebbert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ebbert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ebbert Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Ebbert In Ireland


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Ebbert In Ireland



Some of the Ebbert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Ebbert or a variant listed above:

Ebbert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Ebbert, who landed in New York in 1715
  • Andrew Ebbert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ebbert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ebbert (post 1700)



  • William Baltzell Ebbert (1846-1927), American officer and adjutant in the Union Army, newspaper publisher, author, farmer, businessman, and poet
  • George Wood "Squire" Ebbert (1810-1890), American mountain man and early settler in the Oregon Country, Constable in the Provisional Government of Oregon (1843-1844), Participant at the Champoeg Meetings in 1843

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Prest d'accomplier
Motto Translation: Ready to accomplish.


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Ebbert Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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The Ebbert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ebbert Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 1 September 2016 at 15:42.

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