Dobbins Family History

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Dobbins Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robin’ (see Dobbin).

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


Similar surnames: Robbins, Hobbins, Dobkins, Cobbins, Dobbs, Dobbin, Robins, Dopkins

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Dobbins Family Origin

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Dobbins Family Occupations

What did your Dobbins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dobbins family was Quarry Man. Laborer, Farmer and Custom'S Deputy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobbins. The most common Dobbins occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Dobbins's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Custom'S Deputy

    10%
  • Quarry Man

    10%

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

Dobbins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dobbins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobbins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dobbins. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dobbins. For the veterans among your Dobbins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobbins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobbins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dobbins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dobbins in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobbins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobbins 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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