Cobbs Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Kobs or Kops. English: patronymic from Cobb.

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


Similar surnames: Hobbs, Coots, Cobb, Dobbs, Copes, Nobbs, Cords, Robbs, Ebbs, Cobbins

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Cobbs Family Origin

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Cobbs Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

In 1881, the most common Cobbs occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 100% of Cobbs's were Blacksmiths.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Cobbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cobbs in 1947 was 26, and 70 in 2004.

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