Surname HOBBES

SOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: English

Meaning & History

Derived from the medieval given name HOB. A famous bearer of this name was British political philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), the author of 'Leviathan'.

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Robertsen (Danish), Robert (Dutch), Robert (French), Róbertsson (Icelandic), Berti (Italian), Robertsson (Swedish), Probert (Welsh)
Entry updated May 31, 2018