Bobby Family History

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Bobby Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia and Kent): probably from a pet form of the personal name Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Bibby, Babb, Robey, Hobbs, Nobbe, Cobb, Bagby, Robb, Hobby, Bobo

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Bobby Family Origin

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Bobby Family Occupations

What did your Bobby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bobby occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 10% of Bobby's were Shoemakers. A less common occupation for the Bobby family was Agricultural Laborer. Shoemaker, Labourer and Ag Lab Late were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobby.

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  • Shoemaker

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Ag Lab Late

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%

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

Bobby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bobby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bobby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bobby. For the veterans among your Bobby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bobby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bobby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bobby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bobby in 1953 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bobby 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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