The ancestry of the name Horberrie dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the settlement of Horbury in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Horberrie family
The surname Horberrie was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Horberrie family
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Horberrie Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Horberrie have been found, including Horberry, Horbury, Horbiry, Horberie, Horbery and many more.
Early Notables of the Horberrie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Horberrie family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Horberrie, or a variant listed above: John Horby, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1876.