Early Origins of the Giblett family
The surname Giblett was first found in Cornwall
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Giblin where they were registered in the Ciuria Regis Rolls in 1206 Cornwall
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany
than to England
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon
Early History of the Giblett family
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Giblett Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Giblett family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Giblett family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Giblett (post 1700)
- Eloise R. Giblett (1921-2009), American genetic scientist and researcher, member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Nobel Prize nominee
- Alf Giblett (1908-1943), Australian rules footballer