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Hibberd is one of the thousands of new names that the Norman Conquest of 1066 brought to England. It comes from the Norman personal name Hildebert, which is composed of the Germanic elements hild, which meant battle or strife, and berht, which meant bright or famous. One of the first records of the name was Hygbert, the Anglo-Saxon bishop of Lichfield. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


Hibberd Early Origins



The surname Hibberd was first found in Cheshire where the Hibberts of Marple and Boirtles claim descent from Paganus Hubert who accompanied Richard Coeur-de-Lion (Richard the Lion Hearted) in the Crusade of 1190. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The Hibberts of Marples and Birtles in Cheshire claim descent from Hubert of Curzon in Calvados, a Norman noble who was granted land in Cheshire and also in Nottingham.

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Hibberd Spelling Variations


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Hibberd Spelling Variations



Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hibberd family name include Hibbert, Hibart, Hibbard, Hibbart, Hibbet, Hibbets, Hibbett, Hibbotts, Hubert, Hubbert, Hubbard and many more.

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Hibberd Early History


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Hibberd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hibberd research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1757, 1837, 1770, 1849 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Hibberd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hibberd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hibberd Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hibberd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hibberd In Ireland


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Hibberd In Ireland



Some of the Hibberd family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Hibberd family to immigrate North America:

Hibberd Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Hibberd, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739 [2]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)

Hibberd Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bertie Hibberd, aged 22, who landed in America from Isle White, England, in 1908
  • Charity Minnie Hibberd, aged 27, who settled in America from Watford, England, in 1909
  • Daisy Hibberd, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Watford, England, in 1910
  • Arnold Arthur E'd Hibberd, aged 2, who landed in America from Watford, England, in 1910
  • Andrew A. Hibberd, aged 3, who settled in America from Watford, England, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hibberd Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Clara Hibberd, aged 25, a cook, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Arethusa" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hibberd (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hibberd (post 1700)



  • Laurie Hibberd (b. 1964), Canadian-born, American television personality
  • James Farquhar Hibberd (b. 1816), American politician, Mayor of Richmond, Indiana, 1875-77
  • James Hibberd (b. 1981), English cricketer
  • George Hibberd (1845-1911), English cricketer
  • Dominic Hibberd, English biographer, best known for his biographies of the poets Wilfred Owen and Harold Monro
  • Thomas Hibberd (b. 1926), Canadian gold medalist ice hockey player at the 1948 Winter Olympics
  • Andrew Stuart Hibberd MBE (1893-1983), British radio personality, chief announcer on BBC Radio
  • John Charles "Jack" Hibberd (b. 1940), Australian playwright

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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: Fidem rectumque colendo
Motto Translation: By cultivating fidelity and rectitude.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  11. ...

The Hibberd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hibberd 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.

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