Jubbs History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jubbs family

The surname Jubbs was first found in Cornwall where as a forename Jop serviens Osulf was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1185. A few years later, again as a forename, Joppe filius Hardekin was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Lincolnshire in 1199, Jubbe de Donerwiz was found in Suffolk in 1275, and Job Molendinar was found in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296. [1]

The first entry as a surname was Walter Jobbe who was found in the Subsidy Rolls for Worcestershire in 1275, followed by Eudo le Jope in the Subsidy Rolls for Surrey in 1290. In Sussex, William Jopes was listed in the Subsidy Rolls there in 1296 as was Richard Joup, Joop in the same rolls for 1327 and 1332. [1]

One source claims the name is "an old surname in Yorkshire. It is the northern English form of Job. In the reign of Edward Langshanks (1273) the name is represented as Jubbe in the wapentake of Osgoldcross. " [2]

"Jupp is a Surrey as well as a Sussex name. The name of Joop occurred in the parish of Clapham in the reign of Henry IV. (D.). Just as Joop in this part of England has been transformed into Jupp, so Joop and Joope anciently in Wiltshire have been transformed into the modern Jupe." [3]

The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 included: Elyas Jubbe in Suffolk; and Warin Jubbe in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379 listed Johannes Jubbe and Ricardus Jubbe. [4]

Early History of the Jubbs family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jubbs research. Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1799, 1798, 1788, 1763, 1764, 1765, 1780, 1767, 1852, 1798, 1852, 1812, 1877, 1812 and 1843 are included under the topic Early Jubbs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Jubbs Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Jubbs include Jubb, Jubbe, Jub, Juppe, Jopp, Jupp, Job, Jobson and others.

Early Notables of the Jubbs family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Richard Jupp (d. 1799), English Chief Architect and Surveyor to the East India Company, and designed a new house for this company in Leadenhall Street. The design for the façade was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1798, and was afterwards engraved. It was carried out after Jupp's death by his successor, H. Holland, and contained an Ionic portico with a pediment subsequently filled with sculpture by John Bacon, R. A. [5] His brother, William Jupp the elder (d. 1788), architect, exhibited two designs for gentlemen's seats at the Society of Artists in 1763...
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Migration of the Jubbs family

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Anthony Jupe, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630; and Charles Jubb, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1844.



  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  3. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  4. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  5. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print


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