Possible origin of surname Obney

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DAVEXEY   The town and castle of Avene, near Louvaine in Flanders, were occupied by our King Edward I., and from that place the family probably migrated to England.  In 1279 we find John and Hugh de Aveney resident at Lakenheath and Wongford, co. Suffolk.  At a later period in different forms is found in the neighboring counties of Norfolk and Cambridge.  In the fifthteenth century it underwent various corruptions, and was written Daubeney, Daubeny, Deweney, &c.  Still later it got twisted out of all identity,of form as Dybnye, Debney, Dibney, and even Obney.
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DAVEXEY   The town and castle of Avene, near Louvaine in Flanders, were occupied by our King Edward I., and from that place the family probably migrated to England.  In 1279 we find John and Hugh de Aveney resident at Lakenheath and Wongford, co. Suffolk.  At a later period in different forms is found in the neighboring counties of Norfolk and Cambridge.  In the fifthteenth century it underwent various corruptions, and was written Daubeney, Daubeny, Deweney, &c.  Still later it got twisted out of all identity,of form as Dybnye, Debney, Dibney, and even Obney.  
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From "A dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom"

DAVEXEY   The town and castle of Avene, near Louvaine in Flanders, were occupied by our King Edward I., and from that place the family probably migrated to England.  In 1279 we find John and Hugh de Aveney resident at Lakenheath and Wongford, co. Suffolk.  At a later period in different forms is found in the neighboring counties of Norfolk and Cambridge.  In the fifthteenth century it underwent various corruptions, and was written Daubeney, Daubeny, Deweney, &c.  Still later it got twisted out of all identity,of form as Dybnye, Debney, Dibney, and even Obney.