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The ancient name of Cobbler finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for 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.

Cobbler Early Origins



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

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Cobbler Spelling Variations


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Cobbler Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Cobbler family name include Cobeler, Cobbler, Cobelere, Cobbeler, Cobler and others.

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Cobbler Early History


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Cobbler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cobbler research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1289, 1339 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Cobbler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cobbler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cobbler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cobbler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Cobbler surname or a spelling variation of the name include :

Cobbler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frederick Cobbler, who arrived in Virginia in 1718
  • Barbara Cobbler, who arrived in Virginia in 1718
  • Hanna Cobbler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
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    The Cobbler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cobbler 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 12 March 2014 at 15:23.

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