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The Ebelthite surname is properly a variation of the surname Hebblethwaite. Hebblethwaite is a place name in Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England. There is also Hebblethwaite Hall, Hebblethwaite Lane and Hebblethwaite cave found in Sedbergh. The origin is uncertain however the 'thwaite' element is from the Old Norse þveit for a piece of land or paddock.
There are no records found yet of the family surname spelling of Ebelthite prior to 1720, and this is possibly due to the spelling change from Hebblethwaite to Ebelthite around that time.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
There is an Ebelthite family in South Africa (who emigrated there around 1840) some in Australia, and very small families in Canada and the United States. They all appear to have emigrated from England.
Variations[edit | edit source]
Variations of the name Ebelthite may also be Ebblewhit, Ebblethait, Ablethwaite, Aplewhite, Ebelwhite, Abtewhite, Eblethwyte, Ebblethwaite, Ebblewight, Applethwait, Ebelwite, Hebblethwaite, Hebblewaite, Hebblewhite, Hepplewhite, Ebblewhite and Hiblethwaite. The surname Ebelthite, and variants Ebblethwaite, Eblethite and Eblethwaite, are registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies.
Family shield[edit | edit source]
The heraldic crest is white with two vertical blue bands, with a yellow square in the top left hand of the shield (⅛th of the shield), inside the square is a black star.
On top of crest is a wolf facing left.
People named Ebelthite[edit | edit source]
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- Ebelthite Family Name Research Website
- Meet the Hebblethwaites!
- The Hebblethwaite Family Resource
- Hebblethwaite Family History site
References[edit | edit source]
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