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Kebbyll is an 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 Kebbyll was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.

Kebbyll Early Origins



The surname Kebbyll was first found in Middlesex where they held a 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.

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Kebbyll Early History


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Kebbyll Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kebbyll research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1120, 1510, 1683, 1649, 1654, 1632, 1710, 1792 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Kebbyll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kebbyll Spelling Variations


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Kebbyll Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Kebbyll has appeared include Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.

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Kebbyll Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kebbyll Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Henry Keble, at the time of King Henry VIII; Richard Keble (died 1683), an English lawyer and judge, Commissioner of the...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kebbyll Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Kebbyll arrived in North America very early: Robert Kebell settled in Maryland in 1736; Jacob, John, and Mathias Kebel all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Richard Keeble settled in Virginia in 1739.

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