Hubblay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Hubblay family name is linked to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from the Old French name Hubaut or one of the Old German names Hugibald or Hubald. These names have the literal meaning of mind-bold. [1]

Early Origins of the Hubblay family

The surname Hubblay was first found in Hampshire where Bernard Hubold was listed at Winton in 1148. A few years later Henry Hubaut, Hubald, Hubalt was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Warwickshire in 1205 and in the same year Hubald de Bereford was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Herefordshire. [1] Hugo Hubald, Hubolt was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086. [2]

Important Dates for the Hubblay family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hubblay research. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1148 and 1199 are included under the topic Early Hubblay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hubblay Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Hubblay include Hubble, Hubel, Hubell, Hubbold, Hubbald, Hubball and others.

Early Notables of the Hubblay family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Hubblay family

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Hubblay were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Jacob Hubble arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; J.G. Hubbell arrived in San Francisco in 1850 along with a Miss M. Hubbell.

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Citations

  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
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