Ann Rabbits

Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Rabbits was christened on 21 March 1634, in Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rabbits, was 23 and her mother, Amy Buck, was 24. She married Nicholas Woodward on 6 June 1655, in Wooton Saint Lawrence, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Ann Rabbits
Nicholas Woodward
Marriage: 6 June 1655
Ann Wooderd
John Wooderd
Elizabeth Woodwar
Jane Woodwar

Spouse & Children

  • Female1634–Female

  • Nicholas Woodward


6 June 1655
Wooton Saint Lawrence, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1610–Male

  • Amy Buck




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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anne Rabets in entry for Nickles Wooder, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Anne Rabats in entry for Nicolas Woodward, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann Rabbetts, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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