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Hobson Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert. For the altered initial, compare Hick.

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


Similar surnames: Robson, Dobson, Howson, Hodson, Sibson, Hudson, Tomson, Henson

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Hobson Family Origin

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Hobson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

In 1881, the most common Hobson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Hobson's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hobson. A less common occupation for the Hobson family was Book Keeper.

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Hobson Historical Records

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Hobson Life Expectancy

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