Show ContentsBobet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The rich and ancient history of the Bobet family name dates back to the time of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It comes from the baptismal name for the son of Robert. Alternatively, the name could have been derived from the name Popart, as in N. Popart, Normandy (1180-1195.) [1]

Early Origins of the Bobet family

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

Early History of the Bobet family

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

Bobet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bobet have been found, including Bobart, Bobbet, Bobat, Bobbete, Bobet, Bobitt, Bobbett, Bobert, Bobett and many more.

Early Notables of the Bobet family (pre 1700)

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Bobet Ranking

In France, the name Bobet is the 7,196th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Bobet family

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bobet, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Ann Bobett who arrived in Virginia in 1663.

Contemporary Notables of the name Bobet (post 1700) +

  • Jean Bobet (1930-2022), French road bicycle racer, winner of the world students' championship and Paris–Nice in 1955, Genoa–Nice in 1956 and the Circuit du Morbihan in 1953

  1. 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)
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