Dobbe Family History

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Dobbe Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Dobbe, one of several pet forms of Robert in which the initial letter was altered. Compare Hobbs.

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

Similar surnames: Dobbie, Nobbe, Dobb, Dobie, Doble, Kobbe, Robbe, Bobby, Obee, Noble

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Dobbe Family Origin

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Dobbe Family Occupations

What did your Dobbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dobbe. 23% of Dobbe men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Dobbe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobbe were Labor and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • House Keeper

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

Dobbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dobbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobbe 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Dobbe. 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 342 military records available for the last name Dobbe. For the veterans among your Dobbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobbe lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dobbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dobbe in 1966 was 44, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobbe 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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