Gobert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Gobert family
The surname Gobert was first found in Warwickshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Important Dates for the Gobert family
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Gobert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gobard, Gobard, Gobert, Gobart, Godberd, Godbard, Godbert, Godbart, Godber and many more.
Early Notables of the Gobert family (pre 1700)
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Gobert migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gobert Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Gobert, who landed in Maryland in 1663 
Gobert Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Louise Gobert, aged 27, who arrived in America from London, in 1903
- Franz Gobert, aged 30, who arrived in America from Hannover, in 1904
- Desire Gobert, aged 28, who arrived in America from Lens, France, in 1907
- Edouard Gobert, aged 21, who arrived in America from Lyons, in 1907
- Beatrice Gobert, aged 39, who arrived in America, in 1909
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Contemporary Notables of the name Gobert (post 1700)
- Dedrick D. Gobert (1971-1994), born Dedrick Dwayne Fonteno, an American film actor, best known for his supporting role in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood
- Jacques-Nicolas Gobert, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 
- Boy Gobert (1925-1986), German film and television actor
- Jacques-Nicolas Gobert (1760-1808), French general
- Rudy Gobert (b. 1992), French professional basketball player
- Anthony Gobert (b. 1975), Australian professional motorcycle road racer, nicknamed The Go Show
- André Henri Gobert (1890-1951), French tennis player, a double Olympic tennis champion of 1912
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 6) Jacques-Nicolas Gobert. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html