Bubba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Bubba is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the son of Bubb, where it was originally derived from a group of Baptismal surnames meaning of Bubb.
Early Origins of the Bubba family
The surname Bubba was first found in Suffolk, where evidence suggests they held a family seat well before the Norman invasion of the 11th century.
Important Dates for the Bubba family
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Bubba Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bubba has been recorded under many different variations, including Bub, Bubb, Bubbe, Bubba and others.
Early Notables of the Bubba family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bubba family
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bubba or a variant listed above: Christopher Bub who arrived in Philadelphia in 1738 and Peter Bub who arrived in Texas in 1847.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bubba (post 1700)
- Joseph L. Bubba, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 1992 
- Thomas Bubba Trammell (b. 1971), American former Major League Baseball outfielder
- Bubba Crosby (b. 1976), New York Yankees baseball player
- Bubba Floyd (1917-2000), American baseball player
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