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**COMPLETED** Jabesh - Jabez - Jabosh - Jabesa - Help !
« on: Tuesday 26 November 13 17:06 GMT (UK) »
All the names appear in census / marriage / death entries for the Laytons in Canada but they are names I have never heard of before and do not know if they are male or female names.    They might have been transcribed wrong of course.  I have an Edwin marrying Jabesa, so presumably that is female.  but then I have also seen that name when it was possibly male.  Can someone help please.  Are they names particular to Canada perhaps ?
ASTON, Birmingham : TWIST, B.ham: HUNT, B.ham: LAYTON, Worcestershire: LAYTON, B.ham: BISHOP, Leic.: TYSALL, B.ham: BURLEY,B.ham: SCOTT,B.ham: FISHER, B.ham : PRICHARD,Wales: BEARD,Worc. : SCHREDER, USA

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Re: Jabesh - Jabez - Jabosh - Jabesa - Help !
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 26 November 13 17:09 GMT (UK) »
Jabez is a male Biblical name - definitely not exclusive to Canada :)

The others I am not familiar with but may well be variants. Perhaps Jabesa is a female variant?
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Jabesh - Jabez - Jabosh - Jabesa - Help !
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 26 November 13 17:10 GMT (UK) »
Have a look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabez

And from a Baby Names website:
Jabesh \j(a)-be-sh\ as a boy's name is a variant of Jabez (Hebrew), and the meaning of Jabesh is "borne in pain".

The baby name Jabesh sounds like Abisha and Abishai. Other similar baby names are Jabes and Janesh.


Read more at http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/1/Jabesh#G6tlpe5UTVMi4U1j.99
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Re: Jabesh - Jabez - Jabosh - Jabesa - Help !
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 26 November 13 17:20 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks.  Knew someone would be able to help on this website !
ASTON, Birmingham : TWIST, B.ham: HUNT, B.ham: LAYTON, Worcestershire: LAYTON, B.ham: BISHOP, Leic.: TYSALL, B.ham: BURLEY,B.ham: SCOTT,B.ham: FISHER, B.ham : PRICHARD,Wales: BEARD,Worc. : SCHREDER, USA

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Re: Jabesh - Jabez - Jabosh - Jabesa - Help !
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 26 November 13 17:31 GMT (UK) »
I have a Jabez in my tree who was male.  Some of the census returns also spelt it as Jabey.

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