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The name Kibble comes from one of the family having worked as a person who made or sold cudgels, which were short, stout sticks used as weapons. The surname Kibble was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.

Kibble Early Origins



The surname Kibble 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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Kibble Spelling Variations


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Kibble Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Kibble have been found, including: Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.

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Kibble Early History


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Kibble Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kibble 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 Kibble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kibble Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kibble 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 Kibble 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Kibble, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Kibble Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Kibble, who landed in Virginia in 1658

Kibble Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert Kibble, who arrived in Virginia in 1789

Kibble Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Kibble, English convict from Buckinghamshire, who was transported aboard the "Ann" on August 1809, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kibble (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kibble (post 1700)



  • John Westly Kibble (1892-1969), nicknamed "Happy," an American Major League Baseball third baseman for the Cleveland Naps in 1912
  • George Herbert Kibble (1865-1923), English cricketer who played for Kent during the 1889 season
  • Brendan Kibble (b. 1963), nicknamed "Wig, " an Australian singer, songwriter, and guitarist
  • John Kibble, Scottish merchant who had Kibble Palace, a wrought iron framed glasshouse built for his home at Coulport on Loch Long in the 1860s
  • Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman "Tom" Kibble CBE FRS (1932-2016), British theoretical physicist and senior research investigator at The Blackett Laboratory, co-eponym of the Kibble-Zurek mechanism
  • Nita Kibble (1879-1962), Australian librarian, founding member of the Australian Institute of Librarians, eponym of the Nita Kibble Literary Award, sponsored by her niece Nita Dobbie upon her death
  • Chris Kibble (b. 1963), British jazz musician

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Ann voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1809 with 200 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/ann/1809

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Kibble Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kibble 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.

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