998 JOBIN members around the world
Stay informed about JOBIN Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
JOBIN Family HistoryRecorded in the spellings of Jobin, Jobbins, Joblin, Jobling, Joplin, and Jopling, this interesting surname is medieval English, and has at least four possible origins. The first is that it may be a diminutive of the famous name Job, introduced into Europe by returning Crusaders of the 12th century. It became as fashion to christen the children of these soldiers or pilgrims from the Holy land with biblical names, of which this was a popular example. The second possible origin is that may be a metonymic from the pre 10th century Old French "job or joppe", and describe a professional jester, and probably one who took part in the famous travelling theatres of the Middle Ages.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous JOBIN (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the JOBIN tribe
- Find your JOBIN ancestor
- Tell us about your JOBIN Family
- Tell us about your JOBIN ancestors
- Ask a question about the JOBIN history
- Leave a message for JOBIN family members
Invite more JOBIN family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the JOBIN tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest