Kibbie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Kibbie finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a person who made or sold cudgels, which were short, stout sticks used as weapons. The surname Kibbie was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.

Early Origins of the Kibbie family

The surname Kibbie 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.

Early History of the Kibbie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kibbie research. Another 68 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1120, 1510, 1683, 1649, 1654, 1632, 1710, 1792 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Kibbie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Kibbie 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. Kibbie has been recorded under many different variations, including Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.

Early Notables of the Kibbie family (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...
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United States Kibbie migration to the United States +

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 Kibbie or a variant listed above:

Kibbie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Kibbie, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1842 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Kibbie (post 1700) +

  • Dick Kibbie, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Iowa State Senate 6th District, 1982 [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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