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Mobbs Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): metronymic from the medieval female personal name Mab(be) (see Mapp 1).

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

Similar surnames: Nobbs, Hobbs, Robbs, Hibbs, Mabb, Dobb, Dobbe, Moors, Tubbs, Cobb

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Mobbs Family Origin

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Mobbs Family Occupations

What did your Mobbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mobbs family was Going To School. The most common Mobbs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Mobbs's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mobbs.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Student

  • Going To School


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mobbs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mobbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Mobbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mobbs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mobbs. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mobbs. For the veterans among your Mobbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mobbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Mobbs lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mobbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mobbs in 1955 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mobbs ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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