Dobbe Family History
Dobbe Name Meaning
English: from the medieval personal name Dobbe one of several pet forms of Robert in which the initial letter was altered (compare Dobbs Hobbs ). This name was common in the 13th century in Yorkshire Lancashire Cheshire and Staffordshire. Dutch; German (also Döbbe): topographic name from Middle Dutch and Middle Lower German dobbe ‘lower swampy field; hole ditch’; as a habitational name possibly from an old so named watercourse near Leiden. Dutch; German (also Döbbe): possibly also a variant of Dobbert .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022