Country of Origin: English
Spelling variations include: Stubbey, Stubley, Stubbley, Subblie and others.
First found in Norfolk where they were anciently seated as Lords of the Manor. Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.