Kibble Family History
Kibble Name Meaning
English: from Middle English kibble ‘cudgel’, hence a nickname for a heavy, thickset man or for a belligerent individual. Altered spelling of German Kibbel or Kübel, a metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German kübel ‘vat’, from Latin cupella ‘drinking vessel’, ‘grain measure’. Compare Kibler.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press