Dobos Family History

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Dobos Name Meaning

Hungarian: metonymic occupational name for a drummer or for a drum maker, from dob ‘drum’. Hungarian: from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names such as Dobeslav and Dobestoj, or Czech Tobiáš or Hungarian Tóbiás (see Tobias). Czech (Doboš): variant of Dobeš (see Dobesh). Americanized spelling of Polish Dobosz.

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

Similar surnames: Dobis, Dobish, Boros, Dobek, Dobosz, Dobesh, Rokos, Doro, Doom, Domes

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Dobos Family Origin

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Dobos Family Occupations

What did your Dobos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dobos. 67% of Dobos women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Cook

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

Dobos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dobos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobos 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dobos. 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 953 military records available for the last name Dobos. For the veterans among your Dobos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobos Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dobos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dobos in 1947 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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