Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Cobbin is derived from the given name Jacob.
Early Origins of the Cobbin family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Cobbin family
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Cobbin Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cobbin were recorded, including Cobbin, Cobbing, Cobon, Cobin, Cobyn, Cobben, Cobenn, Coblyn, Coblin and many more.
Early Notables of the Cobbin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cobbin family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cobbin family emigrate to North America:
Cobbin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cobbin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cobbin (post 1700)
Cobbin Family Crest Products