Early Origins of the Wimbyshe family
The surname Wimbyshe was first found in Essex
, at Wimbish, an ancient Anglo-Saxon
village and civil parish within Uttlesford that dates back to c. 1040 when it was listed as Winebisc and Wimbisc. By the time of the Domesday Book
of 1086, the village was known and listed as Wimbeis and possibly meant "bushy copse of a man called Wine," from the Old English personal name
+ "bysce." 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 Wimbyshe family
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Wimbyshe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wimbishe, Wymbishe, Wimbyshe, Wymbyshe, Wimbush, Wimbish, Winbush, Winbisse, Winbiss, Wimbis and many more.
Early Notables of the Wimbyshe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wimbyshe 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..