The origins of the Newbill name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in the settlement of Newbald in the East Riding of Yorkshire
, or in one of the various places called Newbold in the counties of Cheshire
, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire
, and Worcestershire
. The surname Newbill belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Newbill family
The surname Newbill was first found in Wiltshire
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 Newbill family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Newbill research.Another 300 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1086 is included under the topic Early Newbill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Newbill Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Newbill were recorded, including Newbold, Newbolt, Newboult, Newball, Nubold and many more.
Early Notables of the Newbill family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Newbill family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Newbill family emigrate to North America: Richard Newbolt, who arrived in Barbados in 1635; Francis Newball, who settled in Virginia in 1651; Godfrey, John and Michael Newbold, who all came to New Jersey in 1677.
Contemporary Notables of the name Newbill (post 1700)
- Ivano Miguel Newbill (b. 1970), American retired professional NBA basketball forward
- Richard Arthur Newbill (b. 1968), former American NFL football linebacker who played from 1990 to 1998
- Hiram E. Newbill, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Tsingtao, 1924-29 CITATION[CLOSE]
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