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Nob Family History

Nob Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Noe, Job, No, Noy, Noh, Bob, Noa, Yob, Son, Ko

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Where is the Nob family from?

You can see how Nob families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nob family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nob families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Nob family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Nob's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Nob families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nob surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nob ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Nurse was the top reported job for people in the US named Nob. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    100%
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Census Records

There are 356 census records available for the last name Nob. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nob 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Nob. 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 451 military records available for the last name Nob. For the veterans among your Nob ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nob lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Nob life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nob in 1964 was 70, and 80 in 2003.

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