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Cobey is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the given name Jacob.

Early Origins of the Cobey family


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

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Early History of the Cobey family

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Early History of the Cobey family


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Cobey Spelling Variations

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Cobey 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. Cobey has been recorded under many different variations, including Cobbin, Cobbing, Cobon, Cobin, Cobyn, Cobben, Cobenn, Coblyn, Coblin and many more.

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Early Notables of the Cobey family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Cobey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Cobey family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Cobey family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cobey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Cobey, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Sir Thomas Gresham" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 20th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sir Thomas Gresham 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sirthomasgresham1858.shtml.

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  1. ^ South Australian Register Monday 20th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sir Thomas Gresham 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sirthomasgresham1858.shtml.

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