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The Sibbald family name first began to be used in the German state of Bavaria. After the 12th century, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules, and names that were derived from locations became particularly common. The family name Sibbald is a local surname. Originally denoting the proprietorship of an estate or influence within a village, the German preposition von, which means from or of, used with local names, was taken as a mark of aristocracy. The surname Sibbald was given to someone who lived in Bavaria and Hessen, where this family became an important contributor to the development of the district from ancient times.

Sibbald Early Origins



The surname Sibbald was first found in Bavaria and Hessen, where this family name became an important contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Siebold became an integral part of that turbulent region, forming alliances with other families within the feudal nation.

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Sibbald Spelling Variations


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Sibbald Spelling Variations



In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Sibbald include Siebold, Sibbald, Siebel, Sieble, Siebelt, Siebald, Sieboldt, Siebolt, Sieboltt, Sibbalt, Sibbaltt, Siebeld, Siebeltt, Siebalt and many more.

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Sibbald Early History


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Sibbald Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sibbald research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1801, 1816, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Sibbald History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sibbald Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sibbald Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the name Sibbald in this period include the Siebolds of Wuerzburg, who were renowned for their contributions to medical surgery in the nineteenth century; Carl Caspar Siebold was one of the most famous German surgeons of the time, and...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sibbald Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



The great European flow of migration to North America, which began in the middle of the 17th century and continued into the 20th century, was particularly attractive to those from Bavaria who wished to escape either poverty or religious persecution. For many Bavarian tenant farmers, the chance to own their own land was a major incentive. So the widespread colonization of the United States began in 1650, when many immigrants from Germany settled in pockets in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. In Canada, German settlement centered in Ontario and the prairie provinces. Among those of this surname listed in various historical records were:

Sibbald Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Sibbald, who arrived in Jamaica in 1772
  • John Sibbald, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1777

Sibbald Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Sibbald, who setted in New York State in 1820
  • Mary Sibbald, who setted in California in 1853
  • Mary Sibbald, who arrived in California in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Sibbald Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Charles Sibbald, who arrived in Ontario in 1819

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sibbald (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sibbald (post 1700)



  • Robert A. Sibbald, American Democrat politician, Chair of Bergen County Democratic Party, 1913 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Patrick "Jack" Sibbald (1890-1956), English professional football forward who played from 1910 to 1924
  • Mark Sibbald (b. 1984), Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Commander John Sibbald, British Naval officer, eponym of Cape Sibbald, Victoria Land, Antarctica
  • Robert Louis "Bobby" Sibbald (b. 1948), English former footballer and manager
  • Barbara Sibbald (b. 1958), Canadian novelist and an award-winning freelance journalist
  • Craig Sibbald (b. 1995), Scottish professional footballer

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  5. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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