Bobst Family History

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Bobst Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Pabst.

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

Similar surnames: Pobst, Babst, Brobst, Bost, Poust, Bose, Borst, Jobst, Joost, Kost

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Bobst Family Origin

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Bobst Family Occupations

What did your Bobst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bobst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bobst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobst. A less common occupation for the Bobst family was Banker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Banker


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

Bobst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bobst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobst 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Bobst. 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 783 military records available for the last name Bobst. For the veterans among your Bobst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bobst Life Expectancy

What is the average Bobst lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bobst in 1957 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bobst 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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