Early Origins of the Swanby family
The surname Swanby was first found in Herefordshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Swanby family
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Swanby Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Swansey, Swancey, Swinsey, Swincey, Swansea, Swansee, Swansie, Swancie, Swincie, Swinsea, Swonsey and many more.
Early Notables of the Swanby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Swanby family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..