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Riseby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Riseby surname is thought to have been derived from the various places so named in Britain. There is a village of Risby in Suffolk that was founded in 979; as well as villages in Lincolnshire, and East Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Riseby family


The surname Riseby was first found in the East Riding of Yorkshire at Risby, which is now a deserted village. However, the place name does date back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Risebi [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
. The surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Risby who was an unknown Norman noble who held the estates from the Archbishop of York. The place name literally means "farmstead or village among the brushwood or by a clearing." [2]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 Riseby family


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Riseby Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Risby, Risbie, Riseby, Ryseby, Rysby, Risbye and others.

Early Notables of the Riseby family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Riseby family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riseby Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Riseby who settled in Virginia in 1623

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Citations


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

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