Toby Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Toby (see Tobias).

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


Similar surnames: Tobey, Tobe, Toy, Tony, Doby, Dobry, Tobie, Troy, Robey, Godby

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Toby Family Origin

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Toby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hunter

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Toby family was Tailor. The most common Toby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Toby's were Farmers. Farmer, Hunter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toby.

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Toby Historical Records

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Toby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Toby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Toby in 1943 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toby

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