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Stubbins Surname Origin
(Locality). From a town of the same name called Stebbings, originally Stubing, in Essex, England. So called from stub, Saxon, styobe, Latin stipes, the stump of a tree, and ing, a field or meadow.
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.
Stubbins Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Stubbins Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes