Jobert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jobert family

The surname Jobert was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1256 when John and Robert Joybert held lands.

Important Dates for the Jobert family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jobert research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Jobert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jobert Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Jobert family name include Jalbert, Joubert, Jobert, Jubert, Jalabert, Goubert, Joyberd, Goisbert, Joberti, Gaubert, Jaubert, Joubert and many more.

Early Notables of the Jobert family (pre 1700)

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Jobert migration to the United States

For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Jobert surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Jobert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pierre J Jobert, aged 28, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Jobert (post 1700)

  • Reynold H. Jobert, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Covington, Kentucky, 1947 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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