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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

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    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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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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