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Though shrouded by the mists of time, the chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the Norman surname Dobert which ranks as one of the oldest. The history of the name is interwoven within the colorful plaid of Scottish history and is an intrinsic part of the heritage of Scotland.

Dobert Early Origins



The surname Dobert was first found in Fifeshire at Dysart, a former town and royal burgh located on the south-east coast between Kirkcaldy and West Wemyss. It was once part of a lands owned by the Sinclair Clan. A local saying “as old as the three trees of Dysart” eludes to the town's ancient origins. Derived from the Gaelic "děseart," meaning "height of God." However, some believe that the name was derived from the Latin word “deserta” meaning “the fasting place of a holy man” in reference to the legend of St. Serf who came to Dysart around 500 AD.

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Dobert Early History


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Dobert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dobert research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1427, 1542, and 1569 are included under the topic Early Dobert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dobert Spelling Variations


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Dobert Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dysart, Dishart, Dyshart, Dysert, Disert and others.

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Dobert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dobert Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dobert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Dobert, who landed in America in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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