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The Gellibrant surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the Gaelic Mac Giolla Seanain, which referred to son of the servant follower of a Saint

Gellibrant Early Origins



The surname Gellibrant was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Their name being derived from an old Anglo Saxon personal name "Gislbrand."

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Gellibrant Spelling Variations


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Gellibrant Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Gellibrant are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Gellibrant include: Gillibrand, Gilbrand, Gilsbrand, Gelibrand, Gellibrand, Jelibrand, Jellybrand, Jellibrand, Gyllibrand, Gilliebrand, Gillebrand, Gillebrande, Gillibrands and many more.

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Gellibrant Early History


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Gellibrant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gellibrant research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1345 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Gellibrant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gellibrant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gellibrant Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gellibrant Notables 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Gellibrant or a variant listed above: David Gillibrand who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1849; as well as John Gillibrand, who was naturalized in Indiana sometime between 1846 and 1848..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Gellibrant Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gellibrant 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 28 June 2012 at 16:01.

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