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The name Boberd is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the baptismal name for the son of Robert.

Boberd Early Origins



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

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Boberd Spelling Variations


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Boberd Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Boberd has undergone many spelling variations, including Bobart, Bobbet, Bobat, Bobbete, Bobet, Bobitt, Bobbett, Bobert, Bobett and many more.

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Boberd Early History


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Boberd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boberd 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 Boberd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boberd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boberd Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Boberd were among those contributors: Ann Bobett who arrived in Virginia in 1663.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Boberd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boberd 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 28 October 2013 at 16:16.

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