Bobbitt Family History

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Bobbitt Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Bobb (see Bubb).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Boblitt, Babbitt, Cobbett, Rabbitt, Mabbitt, Robnett, Hibbitt

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Bobbitt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bobbitt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bobbitt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Bobbitt Family Origin

Where is the Bobbitt family from?

Bobbitt Family Occupations

What did your Bobbitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bobbitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bobbitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bobbitt family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobbitt.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bobbitt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bobbitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bobbitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobbitt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 745 immigration records available for the last name Bobbitt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Bobbitt. For the veterans among your Bobbitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bobbitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Bobbitt lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bobbitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bobbitt in 1942 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bobbitt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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