Are You a Prebble?

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Though not one of my original purposes when creating this site,
I have received numerous notes from people named Prebble all over the world interested in learning more about the name and making connections and comparing/sharing history with other people named Prebble. This page will evolve into a Who's Who of Prebbles, and will include information on/history of the name and resources to learn more.


People Named Prebble who have visited

Prebble McLaughlin (USA)
originally from Houston, Texas now in Virginia

Steven K. Prebble (USA)

Tom Prebble (UK)
London, England

Simon Prebble (UK)

Neil Prebble (UK)
owner of Prebble Associates in Haselmere, England

Margaret Prebble (AUSTRALIA)
from Mildura, Victoria

Shauna Prebble (USA)
in Denver, Colorado

Prebble Butler (USA)
in Georgia

Murray Prebble
New Zealand

David Prebble (USA)
Claremore, OK
originally Lynchburg, VA via England

Famous People Named Prebble

Richard William Prebble
Former member of the New Zealand Parliament. He was a member of Cabinet, and later served as leader of the ACT New Zealand party.

Antonia Prebble
From New Zealand; also a presenter on WNTV

John Prebble
Author and Scottish Historian

Claire Prebble
award-winning young New Zealand costume and couture designer

Mark Prebble
Film Director

Brett Prebble
from Australia

Gray Prebble
author of "They Came From Kent," a book about the American Prebbles

Brett Prebble

Lucy Prebble
creator of the series SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL, starring Billie Piper

John Preble
Louisiana artist

Items of Note

USS Preble
PREBLE is the sixth ship in the U.S. Navy named in honor of Commodore Edward Preble. An ARLEIGH BURKE-class Guided Missile Destroyer, she is capable of fulfilling multi-mission duties in support of carrier battle groups, expeditionary strike groups and surface action groups; including Air, Surface and Undersea Warfare.

Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei)
(Preble's or PMJM)

a small mammal approximately 9-inches in length with large hind feet adapted for jumping, along bicolored tail

Preble Amateur Radio Association K8YR


Places named Prebble

Preble Shawnee Local Schools, Camden, OH

Preble, NY

Preble County, Ohio

Preble Township, MN

Green Bay Preble High School




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Prebble Coat of Arms
This coat of arms is also used for the spelling variations Preble, Prebbel, Prebell, Prebel, Pribble, Prebbil, and Prebbyl.

Websites of Interest to a Prebble

The Prebble Family
Traces the Prebble descendants originating from Kent in England.

Begins with Clara Jane Prebble who came to Australia in 1895 from New Zealand and established a small extension of the Prebble family in the state of Western Australia.
Clara Jane Prebble, was one of the grand daughters of James Prebble who sailed with his family on the 'Aurora' from England and arrived at Port Nicholson, New Zealand in 1840.

Prebble Family History and Census Records

Message Board for People with the surname of of Prebble

Prebble Genealogy and Family Tree
based on the Kent, England Prebbles

Preble Writings
Books written on the Preble family line