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Dobie Early Origins



The surname Dobie was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Dobie Spelling Variations


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Dobie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dobie, Dobbie, Doby, Dawbie, Dawby and others.

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Dobie Early History


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Dobie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dobie research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1506 and 1525 are included under the topic Early Dobie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dobie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dobie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dobie 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dobie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Janet Dobie, who landed in New Jersey in 1685

Dobie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Dobie, who landed in America in 1808
  • James Dobie, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1847
  • John Dobie, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

Dobie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Matthew Hy. Dobie, aged 31, who landed in America from London, in 1903
  • Miss Caroline Dobie, aged 27, who settled in America from Auckland, N.Z., in 1904
  • William Dobie, aged 39, who landed in America from Dawson, in 1906
  • James Dobie, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Seatin Hirst, England, in 1907
  • David Dobie, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dobie Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Annie Dobie, aged 37, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1907
  • Samuel Jos. Dobie, aged 50, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1912
  • Samuel Dobie, aged 54, who settled in Haileyburg, Ontario, in 1917

Dobie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Dobie arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dobie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dobie (post 1700)



  • James Frank Dobie (1888-1964), American folklorist, writer, newspaper columnist and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Armistead Mason Dobie (1881-1962), American Democrat politician, Law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1939-56
  • Gilmour "Gloomy Gil" Dobie (1879-1948), American college football head coach, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1951
  • Richard Dobie (1731-1845), Scotland merchant who emigrated to Canada about 1760 and by 1764 was actively involved in the fur trade around Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes
  • Alan Russell Dobie (b. 1932), English actor
  • James Donald Mathieson "Don" Dobie (1927-1996), Australian politician, Member of the Australian Parliament for Hughes (1966-1969)
  • Mark Walter Graham Dobie (b. 1963), English former football forward
  • Robert Scott Dobie (b. 1978), English football striker

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Motto


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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: Non minima sed magno prosequor
Motto Translation: I follow not trivial, but important things.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    11. ...

    The Dobie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dobie 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 23 November 2016 at 13:40.

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