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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the personal name Babot, a medieval pet form of Barbara, or Bobet, a pet form of Robert.
  • English : Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname from Middle English dialect babbit ‘baby’.
  • English : The founder of the American Babbitt family was Edward Bobet, who came to Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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