Early Origins of the Knibb family
Somerset, where they held a family seat from early times.
Early History of the Knibb family
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Knibb Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Knibb are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Knibb include: Knibb, Knibbs, Knebb, Knibs, Nybbe, Nibb, Nibbs and others.
Early Notables of the Knibb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Knibb family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Knibb or a variant listed above:
Knibb Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Knibb Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Knibb (post 1700)
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