Early Origins of the Norbow family
The surname Norbow was first found in Wiltshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1454 when William Norbow held lands.
Early History of the Norbow family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norbow research.Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1659, 1640, 1655, 1684, 1679, 1681 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Norbow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Norbow Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Norbone, Norboon, Norbow, Norboone, Norbon, Norborn, Norborne, Norbourn, Norbourne, Narbone, Narborn, Narbon, Narbow and many more.
Early Notables of the Norbow family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Norbow family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Immigrants settled on the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, Virginia, the Carolinas, and the islands. For example, Anthony Narbon settled in Mobile, Alabama in 1764.