Origins Available: English
In the annals of British history, few names go farther back than Hebbourn, which started among the people of the Boernician
tribe. The first family to use the name Hebbourn lived in Northumberland
, in the village of Hebburn in the parish of Chillingham.
Early Origins of the Hebbourn family
The surname Hebbourn was first found in Northumberland
at Hebburn, a township, in the parish of Chillingham, union of Glendale. "There are some remains of an ancient castle, built, and long occupied, by a family which took its name from the village." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Now part of the Tyne and Wear county, Hebburn dates back to about 1104-08 when it was first listed as Heabyrn. Literally the place name means "high burial place or tumulus," from the Old English words "heah" + "byrgen." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was Thomas de Heburn who was listed in the Assize Rolls of Northumberland
in 1279. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Early History of the Hebbourn family
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Hebbourn Spelling Variations
The name, Hebbourn, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Hepburn, Heyburn, Hepborne, Hepbourne, Hepbourn and others.
Early Notables of the Hebbourn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hebbourn family to Ireland
Some of the Hebbourn family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Hebbourn family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Hebbourn surname who came to North America were:
Hebbourn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Mary Hebbourn, who landed in Maryland in 1666 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)