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Gibble Early Origins



The surname Gibble was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name comes from the German word "gabel," meaning "fork." It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a fork in a road or river, or the occupational name for a maker and seller of forks.The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Gibble Spelling Variations


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Gibble Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gabber, Gaber, Gabbert, Gabert, Gabeln, Gabet, Gebel and many more.

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Gibble Early History


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Gibble Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gibble research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1631, 1763, and 1768 are included under the topic Early Gibble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gibble Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gibble Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gibble 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who arrived from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gibble (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gibble (post 1700)



  • J. E. Gibble, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854
  • Dale Gibble, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012

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Gibble Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Gibble Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gibble 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 9 November 2015 at 09:42.

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