England with the Norman Conquest of 1066. Ymbert is a name that comes from the Angevin personal name Imbert.
Early Origins of the Ymbert family
England. Their ancient seat was at Montferrand (now Clermont-Ferrand).
Early History of the Ymbert family
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Ymbert Spelling Variations
spelling variations. When the Normans became the ruling people of England in the 11th century, they introduced a new language into a society where the main languages of Old and later Middle English had no definite spelling rules. These languages were more often spoken than written, so they blended freely with one another. Contributing to this mixing of tongues was the fact that medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, ensuring that a person's name would appear differently in nearly every document in which it was recorded. The name has been spelled Imbert, Imburt, Imberd and others.
Early Notables of the Ymbert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ymbert family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that plagued their homeland made the frontiers of the New World an attractive prospect. Thousands migrated, aboard cramped disease-ridden ships. They arrived sick, poor, and hungry, but were welcomed in many cases with far greater opportunity than at home in England. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Among early immigrants bearing the name Ymbert or a variant listed above were: Andrew Imbert, who sailed to Maryland in 1694; and Charles Imbert migrated to Texas in 1890.
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