Dobey Name Meaning

English: variant of Dobbie. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Dobi (see Dobie).

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


Similar surnames: Cobey, Dobry, Dovey, Rabey, Doney, Doby, Obey, Dowey, Okey, Doten

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Dobey Family Origin

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Dobey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Labourer In Lead Works

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Cabinet Maker and Labourer In Lead Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobey. A less common occupation for the Dobey family was Laundress. The most common Dobey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Dobey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Dobey Historical Records

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Dobey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Dobey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dobey in 1962 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobey

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