This interesting and unusual name is of Medieval French origin and derives from the Old French "albin", or "aubin", meaning white. It is a nickname surname probably referring to a person with very fair hair, which is also a given name Albin, the name of several minor early Christian saints, including St. Aubin, bishop of Angers (circa 554). The popularity of the given name was also influenced by the Germanic given name Albuin, compound of the elements "alb", "elf", and "win", friend. In the modern idiom the variant include Aubin and Obin. In the modern idiom the variant include Aubin and Obin. The following examples illustrate the name development after the earliest recording (see below). Gilbert Aubin (1210 Curia Rolls, Norfolk), John Obin (1275 Subsidy Rolls, Worcester), James Aubyn (ibid). The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Roger Albin, which was dated 1194, in the "Pipe Rolls Worcestershire", during the reign of King Richard 1, known as "The Lionheart", 1189 - 1199. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this 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.

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  • aubin — aubin …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Aubin — ist der Name mehrerer geographischer Objekte: Aubin (Aveyron), Gemeinde im französischen Département Aveyron Aubin (Pyrénées Atlantiques), Gemeinde im französischen Département Pyrénées Atlantiques Aubin Saint Vaast, Gemeinde im französischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • aubin — [ obɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1688; hobin 1478; de l a. fr. hober « bouger, remuer » ♦ Allure défectueuse d un cheval qui galope du train de devant et trotte du train de derrière (ou inversement). Cheval qui va l aubin. ● aubin ou aubain nom masculin (ancien… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Aubin — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Aubin puede referirse a Aubin, comuna francesa situada en Aveyron. Aubin, comuna francesa situada en Pirineos Atlánticos. Obtenido de Aubin Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Aubin — Nom de baptême issu du latin Albinus, lui même dérivé de albus (= blanc). Il est très porté dans l Ouest (44, 76 surtout). Saint Aubin, né à Vannes et évêque d Angers au VIe siècle, fut l un des principaux promoteurs du troisième Concile d… …   Noms de famille

  • Aubin — Au bin, n. [F.] A broken gait of a horse, between an amble and a gallop; commonly called a {Canterbury gallop}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aubin — (spr. ōbäng), Stadt im franz. Depart. Aveyron, Arrond. Villefranche, an der Orléansbahn, hat eine alte Kirche, Schloßruinen, bedeutenden Bergbau auf Steinkohlen und Eisenerz, das in dem zur Gemeinde A. gehörigen Orte Le Gua verhüttet wird,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aubin —   [o bɛ̃, französisch], Hermann, Historiker, * Reichenberg (Böhmen) 23. 12. 1885, ✝ Freiburg im Breisgau 11. 3. 1969; wurde 1925 Professor in Gießen, 1929 in Breslau, 1946 in Hamburg; lebte seit 1954 in Freiburg im Breisgau; gründete 1919/21 das… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • aubin — AUBIN. s. mas. Allure d un cheval entre l amble et le galop …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • aubin — ‖ aubin (obɛ̃) [Fr., = OF. hobin (applied also to the horse itself), according to Diez f. Eng. hobby.] ‘A kind of broken gait, or pace, between an amble and a gallop; reputed a defect in a horse.’ Chambers Cycl. Supp. 1753 …   Useful english dictionary

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