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Orlebarr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Orlebarr is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the settlement of Orlingbury in the county of Northamptonshire. The place name literally meant "hill associated with a man called Ordla", derived from the Old English personal name + ing. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The surname Orlebarr belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Early Origins of the Orlebarr family


The surname Orlebarr was first found in Orlingbury, a village and civil parish between the towns of Kettering and Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. The place dates back to the Domesday Book where it was listed as Ordinbaro. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
By 1202, the place name had evolved to Ordelinberg. The 2001 census lists the parish's population as 395 people.

Early History of the Orlebarr family


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Orlebarr 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. Orlebarr has been spelled many different ways, including Orlbar, Orlebar, Orlebarr, Orlebarre, Orlbarre, Orlbarr, Awlbarr, Allbarr and many more.

Early Notables of the Orlebarr family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Orlebarr family to the New World and Oceana


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 Orlebarrs to arrive in North America: George Orlbar who landed in North America in 1715.

The Orlebarr Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ora et labora
Motto Translation: Pray and work.


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Citations


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

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