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Hobby Surname Origin

(Origin Danish) Locality. From hob, a herd, and by, a town; the town of herds or flocks.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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