Bobst Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Pabst.

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


Similar surnames: Pobst, Babst, Brobst, Bost, Poust, Bose, Borst, Jobst, Joost, Kost

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Bobst Family Origin

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Bobst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Painter

    8%
  • Banker

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bobst family was Banker. The most common Bobst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bobst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobst.

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Bobst Historical Records

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Bobst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Bobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bobst in 1957 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobst

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