Wobbe Family History

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Wobbe Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of various Germanic compound names.

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


Similar surnames: Nobbe, Robbe, Wiebe, Nibbe, Wubben, Wibben, Obee, Tobe, Wolber, Robb

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Wobbe Family Origin

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Wobbe Family Occupations

What did your Wobbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wobbe. 25% of Wobbe men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Wobbe women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wobbe were Farm Laborer and Farm Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Manager
    10%
  • Farm Work
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Farm Helper
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wobbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wobbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wobbe 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Wobbe. 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 427 military records available for the last name Wobbe. For the veterans among your Wobbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wobbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wobbe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wobbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wobbe in 1960 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wobbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wobbe 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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