Dobb Family History

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Dobb Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Dobbe.

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

Similar surnames: Dobbe, Doby, Cobb, Lobb, Bibb, Dibb, Robb, Mabb, Tubb, Dodd

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Dobb Family Origin

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Dobb Family Occupations

What did your Dobb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dobb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dobb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dobb family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobb.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Teamster

  • Blacksmith


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

Dobb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Dobb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobb 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Dobb. 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 845 military records available for the last name Dobb. For the veterans among your Dobb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobb Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobb lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dobb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dobb in 1957 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobb 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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