Bobo Family History

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Bobo Name Meaning

Altered form of a French (Huguenot) name, probably Bobeaux, which is unexplained. Spanish: nickname for a sufferer from a speech defect, from Spanish bobo ‘stammering’ (Latin balbus). Hungarian (Bobó): from the old secular personal name Bobó.

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


Similar surnames: Bodo, Bono, Bobe, Lobo, Boso, Boros, Bob, Boro, Como, Bodi

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Bobo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bobo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bobo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Bobo Family Origin

Where is the Bobo family from?

Bobo Family Occupations

What did your Bobo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bobo family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobo. The most common Bobo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bobo's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Bobo Historical Records

What Bobo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Bobo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobo 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 843 immigration records available for the last name Bobo. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Bobo. For the veterans among your Bobo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bobo Life Expectancy

What is the average Bobo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bobo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bobo in 1944 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bobo 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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