Gobin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gobin family
The surname Gobin was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Gobin family
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Gobin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gobion, Gobyen, Gobyon, Gobyan, Gubyon, Gubion, Gubien, Gobien, Gobeon, Gobyns, Gobins, Gobons, Gobon, Gobond, Gobone and many more.
Early Notables of the Gobin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gobin family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Gobin (post 1700) +
- John Peter Shindel Gobin (1837-1910), Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania from 1899 to 1903
- William B. Gobin, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904, 1916 
- John Peter Shindel Gobin (1837-1910), American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 17th District, 1885-99; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1899-1903 
- Marty Gobin (b. 1987), Canadian politician
- Sewram Gobin (b. 1983), Mauritian footballer
- Gabriel Gobin (1903-1998), Belgian film actor
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