Early Origins of the Dabber family
The surname Dabber was first found in Yorkshire
where the Assize Rolls of 1219 list Hugo Daubur as holding estates there at that time. A few years later, Robert le Daubar was listed in Berkshire in 1221 and later, Nicholas le Doudur was listed in the Assize Rolls of Lancashire
in 1260. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The name was a medieval trade name for someone who was a plasterer. CITATION[CLOSE]
Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 list: Willelmus Dauber; Johannes Doweber; and Johannes Douber. CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Early History of the Dabber family
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Dabber Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dauber, Dawber, Dober, Daber, Dabber, Doberer and others.
Early Notables of the Dabber family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dabber family to Ireland
Some of the Dabber family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Dabber family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.