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Tibbits Surname OriginHas the same signification as Theobald, of which it is a corruption. Theobald is in the French Theobaud, pronounced Tibbo, whence Tibbauds or Tibbitts. Theobald is derived by Camden from Theod, the people, and bald, brave or bold, that is, powerful or bold over the people. B. Rhenanus derives it from Theos, God, and bald--God's power.
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.
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'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