The Nebb surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of the various places in northern England
, derived from the Middle English words "newe," meaning "new," and "by," meaning "farm," or "settlement."
Early Origins of the Nebb family
The surname Nebb was first found in Yorkshire
where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Nebb family
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Nebb Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Nebb has undergone many spelling variations
, including Newby, Newbee, Newbeigh, Newbey and others.
Early Notables of the Nebb family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nebb family to Ireland
Some of the Nebb family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Nebb family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Nebb Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Peter Nebb, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872