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The name Cubbage was spawned by the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture that ruled a majority of Britain. It comes from the Old English given name Cobbold.

Cubbage Early Origins



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

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Cubbage Spelling Variations


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Cubbage Spelling Variations



Cubbage has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Cobbold, Cobbald, Cubald, Cubold, Cubaldus, Carbould, Cobald, Cubbel, Cubaud, Corbold, Corbould, Cubill, Cobell and many more.

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Cubbage Early History


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Cubbage Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cubbage research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1174, 1219, 1273, 1353, and 1649 are included under the topic Early Cubbage History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cubbage Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cubbage Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cubbage 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Cubbages to arrive on North American shores:

Cubbage Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Cubbage, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1805
  • William Cubbage, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1807
  • George Cubbage, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1807

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cubbage (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cubbage (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Cook Cubbage (1895-1961), American head football coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies from 1921 to 1925
  • Mike Cubbage (b. 1950), American Major League Baseball player from 1974 to 1981

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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Rebus angustis fortis
Motto Translation: Brave in adversity.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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    The Cubbage Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cubbage 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 3 February 2015 at 12:11.

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