Anglo-Saxon name that is derived from Robert. The name is derived from a pet form of the personal name Robert. In England, in the Middle Ages, rhyming was often used as a device. This practice continued on into the 18th and 19th centuries; cockney, a London dialect of the 19th century, used rhymes almost exclusively to get its point across without the "upper classes" knowing what was being said. A common diminutive of Robert is Rob and Hobb.
Early Origins of the Hobban family
family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Hobban family
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Hobban Spelling Variations
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. Many variations of the name Hobban have been found, including Hobbins, Hobbin, Hobbis, Hobbiss, Hoben and others.
Early Notables of the Hobban family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hobban family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hobban Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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