The name Cobbeler finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons
. It was given to one who worked as a person who worked as the local
cobbler, who repaired the shoes of the townspeople. Occupational
names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries. This phenomenon is demonstrated by this particular surname.
Early Origins of the Cobbeler family
The surname Cobbeler was first found in Buckinghamshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Cobbeler family
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Cobbeler 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. Cobbeler has been recorded under many different variations, including Cobeler, Cobbler, Cobelere, Cobbeler, Cobler and others.
Early Notables of the Cobbeler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cobbeler family to the New World and Oceana
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 Cobbeler or a variant listed above: Mary Cobler, who arrived in Maryland in 1681; Frederick Cobbler, who arrived in Virginia in 1718; Frederick Cobler, who arrived in Virginia in 1718; Barbara Cobbler, who arrived in Virginia in 1718.