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Dobson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe. This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

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


Similar surnames: Dopson, Robson, Dotson, Hobson, Dowson, Dolson, Dodson, Donlon

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Dobson Family Origin

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Dobson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farmer Son

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Going To School

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dobson family was Going To School. The most common Dobson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Dobson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobson.

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Dobson Historical Records

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Dobson Life Expectancy

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