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Theobold is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name Theobald,which was an ancient personal name. After the Norman Conquest, the Old English naming system gradually dissolved. Old English names became less common and were replaced by popular continental European names. The earliest surnames in England were found shortly after the Norman Conquest and are of Norman French rather than native English origins.

Theobold Early Origins



The surname Theobold was first found in the Domesday Book of 1086; several bearers of Theobold as a personal name were recorded as landowners after the Norman Conquest, particularly in Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, and Suffolk. The first recorded instance of Theobold as a surname occurred in 1199, where Tomas Teobald was living in Gloucestershire.

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Theobold Spelling Variations


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Theobold Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Theobold have been found, including Theobald, Theobalds, Diebold, Theobold, Tubald, Tudball, Dipple, Diebald, Teupel, Diepelt, Dewalt and many more.

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Theobold Early History


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Theobold Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Theobold research. Another 312 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1601, 1688, 1744, and 1760 are included under the topic Early Theobold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Theobold Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Theobold Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Theobold Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Theobold, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Theobold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ernest Frederick Philip Theobold, who landed in New England in 1777 [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)

Theobold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Theobold, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1836

Theobold Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Martha Theobold, aged 17, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Theobold (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Theobold (post 1700)



  • Henry Theobold, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872
  • Frederick P. Theobold, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Gardiner, Maine, 1853-57
  • Edw. C. Theobold, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924

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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)

Other References

  1. 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).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Theobold Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Theobold 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.

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