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The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Inchbald came from the baptismal nameIngebald. The surname Inchbald referred to the son of Ingebald which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames. In Old English, patronyms were formed by adding a variety of suffixes to personal names, which changed over time and from place to place. For example, after the Norman Conquest, sunu and sune, which meant son, were the most common patronymic suffixes. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the most common patronymic names included the word filius, which meant son. By the 14th century, the suffix son had replaced these earlier versions. Surnames that were formed with filius or son were more common in the north of England and it was here that the number of individuals without surnames was greatest at this time.

Inchbald Early Origins



The surname Inchbald was first found in Devon, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Inchbald Spelling Variations


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Inchbald Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Inchbald has been recorded under many different variations, including Ingelbald, Ingebald, Inchbald, Inchbold and many more.

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Inchbald Early History


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Inchbald Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Inchbald research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1194, 1200 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Inchbald History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Inchbald Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Inchbald Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Inchbald Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Inchbald or a variant listed above: John Inchboard, who sailed to Maryland in 1669.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Inchbald (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Inchbald (post 1700)



  • Elizabeth Inchbald (1753-1821), English novelist, actress, and dramatist
  • Jacqueline Thwaites Inchbald, principal of the Inchbald Schools of Design and Fine Arts

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Inchbald Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Inchbald 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.

    This page was last modified on 28 March 2014 at 14:26.

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