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The origins of the name Bobbitt are with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Robert.

Bobbitt Early Origins



The surname Bobbitt was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bobbitt Spelling Variations


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Bobbitt Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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.

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Bobbitt Early History


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Bobbitt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bobbitt research. Another 441 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1332, 1500, 1668, 1742, 1753, 1599, 1680, 1632, 1641 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Bobbitt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bobbitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bobbitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bobbitt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bobbitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bobbitt (post 1700)



  • Tony Rachaun Bobbitt (b. 1979), American professional basketball player
  • Shannon Denise Bobbitt, American professional basketball player
  • Robert Lee Bobbitt Sr. (1888-1972), American attorney and Democratic politician from Texas
  • William Haywood Bobbitt (b. 1900), American judge, Chief Justice of North Carolina state supreme court (1969-)
  • Philip Chase Bobbitt (b. 1948), American author, academic, and public servant
  • Betty Bobbitt (b. 1939), Australian based actor

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Suggested Readings for the name Bobbitt


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Suggested Readings for the name Bobbitt



  • Our Bobbitt Family: Genealogical and Historical Record of the Southern Branch by Allen Wade Mount.

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Bobbitt Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bobbitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bobbitt Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 March 2015 at 15:59.

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