The name was not uncommon in the south of England in the second half of the 16th C, but its origin is a mystery.
- Early Modern English
- ● 1582 Rabige DEmar-vol2 p. 7;
1585 Rabidge ibid. p. 11;
1589 Rabidge ibid. p. 18;
1590 Rabige ibid. p. 21;
1593 Rabish ibid. p. 26;
1594 Rabish ibid. p. 29
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Rabige". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Rabige.