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Nibbs Early Origins



The surname Nibbs was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from early times.

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Nibbs Spelling Variations


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Nibbs 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 Nibbs have been found, including Knibb, Knibbs, Knebb, Knibs, Nybbe, Nibb, Nibbs and others.

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Nibbs Early History


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Nibbs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nibbs research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1377, 1604, 1734, 1746, 1787, 1640, 1711, 1650 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Nibbs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nibbs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nibbs Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nibbs 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. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Nibbs, or a variant listed above:

Nibbs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Danll Nibbs, who settled in Virginia in 1662
  • Danll Nibbs, who arrived in Virginia in 1662
  • Richard Nibbs, aged 32, landed in Virginia in 1684
  • Richard Nibbs, who arrived in Carolina in 1684

Nibbs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Nibbs, aged 23, a farmer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Olivia"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nibbs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nibbs (post 1700)



  • Richard Henry Nibbs (1816-1893), English painter and book illustrator who specialised in marine art
  • Arthur Nibbs, Antigua and Barbuda politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Nibbs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nibbs 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 December 2015 at 18:09.

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