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Dobies Family History

Dobies Name Meaning

Polish: dialect form of Dobiesz, from a pet form of any of the various Old Polish compound personal names beginning with Dobie, as for example Dobiegniew, Dobiemir, Dobies{l-}aw.

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


Similar surnames: Dobis, Dobie, Dobos, Davies, Tobias, Kobes, Dies, Dobbie, Dorries

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Where is the Dobies family from?

You can see how Dobies families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dobies family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dobies families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Dobies families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Dobies's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dobies families in 1911.
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What did your Dobies ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dobies. 40% of Dobies men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Dobies women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobies were Bartender and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Labor
    17%
  • Bartender
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 967 census records available for the last name Dobies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobies census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 253 immigration records available for the last name Dobies. 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 Cards

There are 398 military records available for the last name Dobies. For the veterans among your Dobies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dobies lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dobies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dobies in 1959 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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