Hibbers History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the name Hibbers are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name Isabel.

Early Origins of the Hibbers family

The surname Hibbers was first found in Yorkshire, where they were a major north country family. By example, "Denton Park, the property of Sir Charles Ibbetson, Bart., lord of the manor, is a handsome mansion, built in 1760, and situated in a wellwooded park, overlooking the river Wharfe." [1]

Important Dates for the Hibbers family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hibbers research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1392, 1397, 1399, 1596, 1695, 1759, 1800 and 1825 are included under the topic Early Hibbers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hibbers Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hibbers has been spelled many different ways, including Ibbetson, Ibbotson, Ibbitson, Ibetson, Ibotson, Ibitson, Ibbet, Ibbot, Ibbit, Ibiot, Ibboteson, Ibotessone, Ibbison and many more.

Early Notables of the Hibbers family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Hibbers family

Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hibberss to arrive in North America: Persival, Elizabeth and Anne Ibotson, who sailed to Virginia in 1623. Arthur William Ibbotson sailed to Philadelphia in 1852; Harvey Ibbotson to Philadelphia in 1854.

Citations

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