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The ancestors of the name Hobbey date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the village of Hoby, a parish in Leicestershire. The name could also be a baptismal name the son of Robert from the nickname Hob.

Hobbey Early Origins



The surname Hobbey was first found in Leicester, where evidence suggests they held a family seat from before the Norman Conquest.

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Hobbey Spelling Variations


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Hobbey Spelling Variations



Hobbey has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few 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. Hobby, Hoby, Hobi, Hobbie, Hobie, Hobbey, Hobey and others.

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Hobbey Early History


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Hobbey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hobbey research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1505, 1574, 1593, 1614, 1690, 1566, 1st , 1602, 1679, 1640 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Hobbey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hobbey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hobbey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Thomas P. Hoby, Ambassador to France in 1566 and who translated Castiglione's "The Courtier"; Sir Edward Hoby, his son, who was also a...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hobbey 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:

Hobbey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Sarah Hobbey, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Hobbey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hobbey 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 10 January 2013 at 13:31.

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