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

Niblack Early Origins



The surname Niblack 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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Niblack Spelling Variations


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Niblack Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Niblack has been spelled many different ways, including Niblet, Niblick, Niblock,Niblett, Neblit, Neblitt, Niblit and many more.

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Niblack Early History


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Niblack Early History



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

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Niblack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Niblack Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Niblack In Ireland


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Niblack In Ireland



Some of the Niblack 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Niblacks to arrive in North America:

Niblack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Niblack, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1833

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Contemporary Notables of the name Niblack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Niblack (post 1700)



  • William Ellis Niblack (1822-1893), American Democrat politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1849-50, 1863; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1850-52; Circuit Judge in Indiana, 1854-57
  • W. A. Niblack, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Florida, 1896
  • Silas Leslie Niblack (1825-1883), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Florida State Constitutional Convention from Columbia County, 1865; U.S. Representative from Florida at-large, 1873
  • Mason Jenks Niblack (1857-1926), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1887-91, 1915; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1889-91

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Niblack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Niblack 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 7 October 2015 at 15:41.

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