Also in the „rest of the world“ you can find names like „Hobben“, „Hobi“, „Hobie“, which have no genealogical connection to the families HOBBIE, HOBBEN and name variants described on this website. For more information see „Other similar names“.
They are mainly emigrants originally from Great Britain or from the German families described here in more detail, who also emigrated mainly to the USA. Emigrants from Great Britain preferred the Commonwealth countries as their destination, especially Canada and Australia, but also South Africa. Members of the German families described here also emigrated to Canada, South Africa and Brazil. And today one finds young descendants sporadically in very many countries of the earth.