Early Origins of the Tilbrooke family
The surname Tilbrooke was first found in Huntingdonshire at Tilbrook, a village and parish near Covington that dates back to the Domesday Book
of 1086 where it was listed as Tilebroc. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant
of the lands of Tilbrooke, held by William de Warrenne, a Norman Baron
who was recorded in the Domesday Book
. Tilbrook probably means "brook of a man called Tila," from the Old English personal name
+ "broc." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Tilbrook is now part of Cambridgeshire
but was anciently also in Bedfordshire
. One of the first records of the surname was of William de Tilbroc in Lincolnshire
who was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls
Early History of the Tilbrooke family
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Tilbrooke Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tillbrooke, Tilebrook, Tilbrook, Tillbroke, Tillbrooke and many more.
Early Notables of the Tilbrooke family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tilbrooke 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..