Jobbins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jobbins family

The surname Jobbins was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat. There is an early instance of a Robert Joplyn, on record as renting lands in S. Northumberland in 1499.

Early History of the Jobbins family

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Jobbins Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Jobbins include Joblin, Jobblin, Jopling, Jobling, Joppling, Jopplin, Joplin and many more.

Early Notables of the Jobbins family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Jobbins family

Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Jobbins or a variant listed above: Ralph Joblin, who arrived in Virginia in 1714; John Joplin, who settled in Washington Co., PA in 1843; John Jobling, who was naturalized in Ohio in 1850.

Contemporary Notables of the name Jobbins (post 1700) +

  • Ms. Veronica Claire Jobbins M.B.E., British Head of Learning and Participation (Dance) for Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to Young People [1]
  • Sheridan Jobbins (b. 1959), Australian journalist, television presenter and screenwriter
  • Joy Jobbins (b. 1927), Australian writer, former head of advertising for The Australian Wool Board
  • Boak Jobbins OAM (1947-2012), Australian Anglican cleric and former Dean of Sydney

  1. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62310, 4 July 2019 | London Gazette, The Gazette, June 2018, on Facebook
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