Hobbie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hobbie family

The surname Hobbie was first found in Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Hobbie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hobbie research. Another 56 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1530, 1566, 1566, 1640, 1589 and 1629 are included under the topic Early Hobbie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hobbie Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hobbie, Hob, Hab, Habbie and others.

Early Notables of the Hobbie family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Thomas Hoby (1530-1566), an English diplomat and translator; and his son, Sir Thomas Posthumus Hoby (1566-1640), also sometimes spelt Hobie, Hobbie and Hobby, Posthumous and Postumus...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hobbie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Hobbie migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hobbie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • W. Hobbie, who settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • Major Hobbie who landed in San Francisco in 1851

Contemporary Notables of the name Hobbie (post 1700) +

  • Selah Reeve Hobbie (1797-1854), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York
  • Glen Frederick Hobbie (1936-2013), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1957 to 1964
  • Holly Hobbie (b. 1944), American author of children's books
  • Lawrence Hobbie Ph.D., American Associate Professor and Chair of Biology at Adelphi University
  • Oveta Hobbie, American Newspaper Publisher
  • Russell K Hobbie Ph.D., Professor Emeritus in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota
  • Sarah Hobbie Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ecology at the University of Minnesota

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