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Origin and popularity of the name HOBBS

Origin

Hobbs : English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e) with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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