name Cobelere comes from when its first bearer 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 Cobelere family
The surname Cobelere was first found in Buckinghamshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Cobelere family
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Cobelere Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Cobelere include Cobeler, Cobbler, Cobelere, Cobbeler, Cobler and others.
Early Notables of the Cobelere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cobelere family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Cobelere 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.