- This unusual and intriguing name is of early medieval English origin, of which it has two. Both are from Old Germanic personal names. The first being a diminutive form of Rabb, a form of the male given name Robert, from the elements "hrod", meaning renown, and "berht", bright, famous. The Normans adopted the name and introduced it into England after the Conquest of 1066, and it quickly became a popular male given name, generating a number of variants and derivative surnames. Secondly, it may derive from the personal name "Radbodo "composed of the elements "rad", meaning counsel, and "bodo", a message or tidings. This was also introduced by the Normans as Radbode, and is so recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. Later development from these origins included: Andrew Robat of Huntingdonshire in 1279, Thomas Robet of Cambridgeshire in 1327, and Reginald Rabett in the Hearth Tax rolls of Suffolk in 1524. Amongst the church recordings of the name in the county of Suffolk is the christening of Lambert Rabbitt, at Kelsale, on August 4th 1597. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Philip Rabot. This was dated 1260, in the "Charters relating to the Gilbertine Houses of Lincolnshire", during the reign of King Henry 11nd of England but known to history as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this sometimes was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.
Surnames reference. 2013.
Look at other dictionaries:
LMO2 — LIM domain only 2 HUGO 6642 Símbolo LMO2 Símbolos alt. RBTN2, RBTNL1, RHOM2, TTG2 … Wikipedia Español
TRG@ — T cell receptor gamma locus, also known as TRG@, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: TRG@ T cell receptor gamma locus| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=6965| accessdate = ] PBB… … Wikipedia
LMO1 — Rhombotina 1 HUGO 6641 Símbolo LMO1 Símbolos alt. MGC116692, RBTN1, RHOM1, TTG1 … Wikipedia Español
TAL1 — Proteína 1 de leucemia linfoide aguda de células T HUGO 11556 Símbolo TAL1 Símbolos alt. SCL, TCL5, tal 1 … Wikipedia Español
IGH@ — Immunoglobulin heavy locus, also known as IGH@, is a region on human chromosome 14 that contains gene for the heavy chains of human antibodies (or immunoglobulins).cite web | title = Entrez Gene: IGH@ immunoglobulin heavy locus| url =… … Wikipedia
IGHE — Immunoglobulin heavy constant epsilon, also known as IGHE, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: IGHE immunoglobulin heavy constant epsilon| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=3497|… … Wikipedia
IGHG2 — Immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 2 (G2m marker), also known as IGHG2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: IGHG2 immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 2 (G2m marker)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… … Wikipedia
IGHA2 — Immunoglobulin heavy constant alpha 2 (A2m marker), also known as IGHA2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: IGHA2 immunoglobulin heavy constant alpha 2 (A2m marker)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… … Wikipedia
CD3D — molecule, delta (CD3 TCR complex), also known as CD3D, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: CD3D CD3d molecule, delta (CD3 TCR complex)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=915|… … Wikipedia
SCID-X1 — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 D81.1 Schwerer kombinierter Immundefekt [SCID] mit niedriger T und B Zellen Zahl … Deutsch Wikipedia