Dobb Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Dobbe.

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


Similar surnames: Dobbe, Doby, Cobb, Lobb, Bibb, Dibb, Robb, Mabb, Tubb, Dodd

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Dobb Family Origin

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Dobb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobb. The most common Dobb occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Dobb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dobb family was Labourer.

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Dobb Historical Records

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Dobb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Dobb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dobb in 1957 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobb

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