Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a person who made or sold cudgels, which were short, stout sticks used as weapons. The surname Kebbell was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.
Early Origins of the Kebbell family
family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Kebbell family
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Kebbell Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Kebbell has appeared include Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.
Early Notables of the Kebbell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kebbell family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kebbell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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