Dabbs Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from Dabb.

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


Similar surnames: Dabb, Babbs, Dobbs, Davis, Hobbs, Gibbs, Sabb, Nobbs, Abbs, Tibbs

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Dabbs Family Origin

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Dabbs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Dabbs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dabbs's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dabbs. A less common occupation for the Dabbs family was Laborer.

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Dabbs Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Dabbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dabbs in 1940 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dabbs

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