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Jobes Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham): variant of Job with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Jobe .

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

Similar surnames: Jones, Jobe, Nobles, Sones, Roles, Coles, Joles, Lowes, Somes, Bones

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Where is the Jobes family from?

You can see how Jobes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jobes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jobes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Jobes families living in British Columbia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Jobes's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Jobes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jobes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jobes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Jobes. 56% of Jobes men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Jobes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jobes 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Jobes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Jobes. For the veterans among your Jobes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jobes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jobes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jobes in 1944 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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