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Dabbs Family History

Dabbs Name Meaning

English: variant of Dabb with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Dobbs .

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


Similar surnames: Dabb, Babbs, Dobbs, Davis, Hobbs, Gibbs, Sabb, Nobbs, Abbs, Tibbs

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Where is the Dabbs family from?

You can see how Dabbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dabbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dabbs families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 202 Dabbs families living in London. This was about 27% of all the recorded Dabbs's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dabbs families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dabbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dabbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dabbs. 15% of Dabbs men worked as an Incapacitated and 79% of Dabbs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dabbs were Solicitor and Unpaid Domestic. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Incapacitated
    15%
  • Bricklayer
    12%
  • Stoker
    8%
  • Solicitor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    3%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Dabbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dabbs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dabbs. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Dabbs. For the veterans among your Dabbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dabbs lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dabbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dabbs in 1940 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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