Origins Available: English
The Niblick surname is thought to derive from the Middle English word "nibbe," which was a form of "neb," which meant "nose."
Early Origins of the Niblick family
The surname Niblick 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.
Early History of the Niblick family
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Niblick Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Niblick include Niblet, Niblick, Niblock,Niblett, Neblit, Neblitt, Niblit and many more.
Early Notables of the Niblick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Niblick family to Ireland
Some of the Niblick 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.
Migration of the Niblick family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Niblick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Niblick, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1828