Early Origins of the Orby family
Lincolnshire at Orby, a village and civil parish in the marshes of the Lincolnshire coast. The place dates back to the Domesday Book where it was listed as Heresbi, land held at the time by the Bishop of Durham. By 1115, the place name had evolved to Orreby and literally meant "farmstead or village of a man called Orri," derived from the Old Scandanavian perosnal name + by. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Orby family
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Orby Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Orby, Orbie, Orbee, Orreby, Orrebey, Orrebie and many more.
Early Notables of the Orby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Orby family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Orrebey who settled in Massachusetts in 1720.
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