Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Robert.
Early Origins of the Bobbitt family
Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bobbitt family
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Bobbitt Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bobbitt has been spelled many different ways, including Bobart, Bobbet, Bobat, Bobbete, Bobet, Bobitt, Bobbett, Bobert, Bobett and many more.
Early Notables of the Bobbitt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bobbitt family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bobbitts to arrive in North America: Ann Bobett who arrived in Virginia in 1663.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bobbitt (post 1700)
Suggested Readings for the name Bobbitt
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