Dobbin Family History

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Dobbin Name Meaning

English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from a pet form of Robin, which is itself a pet form of Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Dobbie, Robin, Tobin, Dobkin, Roblin, Robbin, Dobie, Dobin, Hobbie

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Dobbin Family Origin

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Dobbin Family Occupations

What did your Dobbin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dobbin. 16% of Dobbin men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Dobbin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobbin were Carpenter and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Student
    12%
  • Dressmaker
    6%

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

Dobbin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Dobbin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobbin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dobbin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dobbin. For the veterans among your Dobbin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobbin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobbin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dobbin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dobbin in 1955 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobbin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobbin 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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