Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain that the name Bobbet was formed. The name was derived from the baptismal name for the son of Robert.
Early Origins of the Bobbet family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bobbet family
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Bobbet Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Bobbet include Bobart, Bobbet, Bobat, Bobbete, Bobet, Bobitt, Bobbett, Bobert, Bobett and many more.
Early Notables of the Bobbet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bobbet family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Bobbet were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Ann Bobett who arrived in Virginia in 1663.
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