Dobey Family History

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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

What did your Dobey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dobey. 10% of Dobey men worked as a Bricklayer (retired) and 36% of Dobey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobey were Carpenterjoiner and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer (retired)
    10%
  • Bricklaying Instructor Gov Traving Canble
    10%
  • Builder Etc
    10%
  • Carpenterjoiner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    36%
  • Bank Shorthandtypist
    8%
  • Chronic Invalid
    8%
  • Cook
    8%

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

Dobey Historical Records

What Dobey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dobey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobey 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Dobey. 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 409 military records available for the last name Dobey. For the veterans among your Dobey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dobey 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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