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

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  • Shoemaker

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Ag Lab Late

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%

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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Bobby Historical Records

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Bobby Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobby

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