Eliza Rabbits

5 August 1810–
Overton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Rabbits was christened on 5 August 1810, in Overton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rabbets, was 45 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 37.

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William Rabbets
Mary Smith
William Rabbits
Peter Rabbits
Sarah Rabbitts
Thomas Rabbits
Charlotte Rabbits
Charles Rabbits
Richard Rabbits
Charles Rabbits
Eliza Rabbits
Ann Rabetts

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World Events (3)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a pet form of Rabb .2 English: from the Norman personal name Radbode, Rabbode, composed of the Germanic elements rād ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + bodo, boto ‘messenger’, ‘lord’.3 Irish: mistranslation of Gaelic Ó Coinín, which is actually a variant of Ó Conáin or Ó Cuineáin ( see Cunneen ), as if it were from coinín ‘rabbit’, although in fact it is from a diminutive of cano ‘hound’, ‘wolf’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Eliza Rabbits, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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