Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Babbs family lived in Suffolk. The surname Babbs refers to a person who came from Babe, which may refer to an area known as the Hundred of Babegh in the county of Suffolk. The place-name literally means Babba's enclosure. Babba is a personal name meaning protector.
Early Origins of the Babbs family
Dorset, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Babbs family
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Babbs Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Babbs are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Babbs include: Babe, Babb, Babbs, Babbe and others.
Early Notables of the Babbs family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Babbs family to Ireland
Some of the Babbs family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Babbs family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Babbs Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Babbs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Babbs (post 1700)
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