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The name Prebble may or may not predate the Norman invasion of Britain in 1066. It has been suggested that this name is derived from the name of a French town of Preville.

Prebble Early Origins



The surname Prebble was first found in Kent; however early records of the name are scarce. Although they are probably not related, it is interesting to note that there is a record of a John Pridel in 1320 in the "Petre Documents."

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Prebble Spelling Variations


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Prebble Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prebble, Prebbel, Prebell, Prebel, Pribble, Prebble, Preble, Prebbil, Prebyll, Pribble and many more.

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Prebble Early History


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Prebble Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prebble research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1585, and 1641 are included under the topic Early Prebble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prebble Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prebble Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Prebble Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prebble Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Prebble, who was naturalized in South Carolina in 1804
  • John Prebble, who arrived in New York city in 1820

Prebble Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert H. Prebble, who was recorded in the Census of Ontario, Canada in 1871

Prebble Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Prebble, aged 40, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • Ann Prebble, aged 36, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • Richard Prebble, aged 16, a carpenter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • Ann Prebble, aged 15, a servant, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Aurora" in 1840
  • Annie J. Prebble, aged 19, a housemaid, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celestial Queen" in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prebble (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prebble (post 1700)



  • Stuart Prebble (b. 1951), English broadcasting executive and author
  • Simon Prebble (b. 1942), English actor and narrator
  • Richard William Prebble CBE (1948-1987), New Zealand politician, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (1987 to 1990)
  • Peter Prebble (1978-1982), Canadian politician, MLA for Saskatoon Sutherland
  • Mark Prebble CNZM (b. 1951), New Zealand State Services Commissioner (2004 to 2008)
  • Lucy Prebble (b. 1981), British writer
  • Lee Prebble, New Zealand record producer
  • John Edward Curtis Prebble FRSL, OBE (1915-2001), English-born, Canadian journalist, novelist, documentarian and historian
  • Antonia Prebble (b. 1984), New Zealand actress

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Prebble Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prebble Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 October 2014 at 16:10.

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