Hobby Family History
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Hobby Name Meaning
nickname from Middle English hobi ‘hobby’, a small falcon, or from the same word denoting a small horse. habitational name from Hoby in Leicestershire, named with Old English hoh ‘spur of a hill’ + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hubby, Hamby, Godby, Holtby, Corby, Hoy, Sorby, Honey, Roby, Norby