Rabbitt Family History
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Rabbitt Name Meaning
Scottish: from a pet form of Rabb. English: from the Norman personal name Radbode, Rabbode, composed of the Germanic elements rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + bodo, boto ‘messenger’, ‘lord’. 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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mabbitt, Babbitt, Garbett, Hibbitt, Abbitt, Robnett, Robbie, Ritt