tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Robert.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bobbitt research.Another 221 words (16 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.
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.
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.