The ancestors of the name Hebblewhite date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the township of Applethwaite,
which was in the parish of Windermere in Westmorland
(now part of Cumbria). There were also places with this name in Cumberland
and in Suffolk
, where the first instances of the surname Hebblewhite were found. In Old English, applethwaite
meant an apple orchard
or an area of land cleared for growing apples.
Early Origins of the Hebblewhite family
The surname Hebblewhite was first found in the county of Suffolk
in south eastern England
. The Applethwaites were found in Suffolk
from very ancient times and sustained the Norman Conquest
in 1066, retaining their lands and estates.
Early History of the Hebblewhite family
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Hebblewhite Spelling Variations
Hebblewhite 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 Hebblewhite have been found, including Applethwaite, Applewhite, Applewaite, Applewait, Apelwhite, Eppelwhite, Epplethwaite and many more.
Early Notables of the Hebblewhite family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hebblewhite family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hebblewhite Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- H Hebblewhite, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907