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Peebles Surname Origin
(Locality). From the town and shire of Peebles, in Scotland. Pobl, Welsh, people, and lle, a place; Pobull, Gaelic, people, and cis, many; the place of many people.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Peebles Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Peebles Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes