Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was taken on by someone who worked as a person who made or sold cudgels, which were short, stout sticks used as weapons. The surname Keibler was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.
Early Origins of the Keibler 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 Keibler family
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Keibler Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Keibler include Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.
Early Notables of the Keibler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Keibler family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Keibler Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Keibler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Keibler (post 1700)
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