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Jobe Name Meaning

English: variant of Job . French (Jobé): derivative of Job West African (Gambia): variant of Diop .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Job, Bone, Bobe, Gobel, Dole, Tobe, Lobe, Toye, Jose, Koke

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Where is the Jobe family from?

You can see how Jobe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jobe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jobe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 42 Jobe families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 65% of all the recorded Jobe's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Jobe families in 1911.
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What did your Jobe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Jobe. 37% of Jobe men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Jobe women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son
  • Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Jobe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jobe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jobe. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Jobe. For the veterans among your Jobe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jobe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jobe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jobe in 1945 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

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