Norman Conquest of 1066. The name Imbearde is based on the Angevin personal name Imbert.
Early Origins of the Imbearde family
England. Their ancient seat was at Montferrand (now Clermont-Ferrand).
Early History of the Imbearde family
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Imbearde Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Imbearde are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Imbearde include Imbert, Imburt, Imberd and others.
Early Notables of the Imbearde family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Imbearde family to the New World and Oceana
Faced with the chaos present in England at that time, many English families looked towards the open frontiers of the New World with its opportunities to escape oppression and starvation. People migrated to North America, as well as Australia and Ireland in droves, paying exorbitant rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, but those who did see the shores of North America were welcomed with great opportunity. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Imbearde, or a variant listed above: Andrew Imbert, who sailed to Maryland in 1694; and Charles Imbert migrated to Texas in 1890.
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