Normanby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Normanby surname is ultimately derived from the Scandinavian word "noromenn," meaning "men from the north." It came to Britain with pre-Conquest Scandinavian settlers, and became a personal name among the Saxons. This name also came to Britain following the Norman conquest; in this instance, it was most likely a name for someone from the town of Normanville in the French province of Normandy.
Early Origins of the Normanby family
The surname Normanby was first found in Suffolk, where a record from the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, shows a bearer of "Noroman" in 1066-70. The Domesday Book shows several bearers of the name in England in 1086.
Early History of the Normanby family
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Normanby Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Norman, Normanby, Normanville, Normand and others.
Early Notables of the Normanby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Normanby family to Ireland
Some of the Normanby family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Normanby family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Norman, who settled in Virginia in 1695; Dickery Norman settled in Virginia in 1638; George Norman settled in Bermuda in 1635; Henry Norman settled in Virginia in 1637.