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Bobo Name Meaning

Altered form of a French (Huguenot) name, probably Bobeaux, which is unexplained. Spanish: nickname for a sufferer from a speech defect, from Spanish bobo ‘stammering’ (Latin balbus). Hungarian (Bobó): from the old secular personal name Bobó.

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


Similar surnames: Bodo, Bono, Bobe, Lobo, Boso, Boros, Bob, Boro, Como, Bodi

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Where is the Bobo family from?

You can see how Bobo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bobo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bobo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Bobo families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Bobo's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bobo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bobo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bobo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bobo. 50% of Bobo men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Cultivateur
    50%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Bobo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 843 immigration records available for the last name Bobo. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Bobo. For the veterans among your Bobo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bobo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bobo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bobo in 1944 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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