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The Neblett surname is thought to derive from the Middle English word "nibbe," which was a form of "neb," which meant "nose."

Neblett Early Origins



The surname Neblett was first found in Gloucestershire 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.

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Neblett Spelling Variations


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Neblett 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. Neblett has been recorded under many different variations, including Niblet, Niblick, Niblock,Niblett, Neblit, Neblitt, Niblit and many more.

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Neblett Early History


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Neblett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neblett research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1602, 1764, 1798, 1808, and 1862 are included under the topic Early Neblett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neblett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neblett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neblett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neblett In Ireland


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Neblett In Ireland



Some of the Neblett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



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 Neblett or a variant listed above:

Neblett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Fowler Neblett, who landed in Barbados in 1796

Neblett Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lambert Neblett, who emigrated to America, in 1919
  • N. Neblett, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Adina Neblett, aged 15, who settled in America from S.Michael, Barbados, in 1920
  • Dawson Neblett, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Barbados, British West Indies, in 1922
  • Wilfred Neblett, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neblett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neblett (post 1700)



  • Touré Neblett (b. 1971), birth name of Touré, an American writer, music journalist, cultural critic, and co-host of The Cycle on MSNBC
  • Andre Neblett (b. 1988), American NFL football defensive tackle for the New England Patriots
  • Carol Neblett (b. 1946), American operatic soprano
  • William J. Neblett (b. 1822), American politician, Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861
  • William H. Neblett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932
  • Robert Scott Neblett (1855-1918), American politician, Mayor of Corsicana, Texas, 1885-88; Member of Texas State Legislature
  • Robert Caldwell Neblett (1795-1871), American politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives, 1855-56
  • Edward Neblett (1818-1907), American politician, Mayor of Santa Rosa, California, 1876-78
  • Charles Neblett Jr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964
  • Colin Neblett (1875-1950), United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    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 Neblett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neblett 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 February 2016 at 14:05.

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