Haybroe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Haybroe surname finds its earliest origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name is derived from the Old German name Hildeberht, which literally means battle-glorious.

Early Origins of the Haybroe family

The surname Haybroe was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire where Marton Hall in Marton was the ancient residence of the Heber family. [1]

Early History of the Haybroe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haybroe research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 118 and 1180 are included under the topic Early Haybroe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haybroe 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 Haybroe 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 Haybroe include: Heber, Hayburgh and others.

Early Notables of the Haybroe family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Haybroe family

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 Haybroe or a variant listed above: John Heber arrived in New England in 1743; Mathias and Thomas Heber settled in Pennsylvania in 1753 and 1771 respectively; Joanna Heber settled in Texas in 1854..



The Haybroe 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.


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


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