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The ancestors of the name Habbisty date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the village of Hardisty Hill located in the parish of Fewston, in the county of Yorkshire. In it's Old English form this place-name was originally Hardolfsty with its origin in the name Hardulf.

Habbisty Early Origins



The surname Habbisty was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Habbisty Spelling Variations


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Habbisty Spelling Variations



Habbisty has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Habbisty have been found, including Hardisty, Hardesty, Hardistry, Hardest and others.

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Habbisty Early History


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Habbisty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Habbisty research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Habbisty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Habbisty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Habbisty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Habbisty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Habbistys to arrive on North American shores: George Hardest, who sailed to Virginia in 1651 and John Hardisty to Maryland in 1813.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Habbisty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Habbisty 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 29 May 2013 at 11:16.

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