Fobes Family History

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Fobes Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Forbes.

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


Similar surnames: Fobbs, Forbus, Forbes, Foden, Frees, Mones, Dokes, Bones, Kobos

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Fobes Family Origin

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Fobes Family Occupations

What did your Fobes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Pointsman Or Raily and Dectective were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fobes. A less common occupation for the Fobes family was Out Door Worker (Field). The most common Fobes occupation in the UK was Pointsman Or Raily. 50% of Fobes's were Pointsman Or Railys.

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  • Pointsman Or Raily

    50%
  • Dectective

    25%
  • Out Door Worker (Field)

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fobes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fobes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fobes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fobes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fobes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fobes. For the veterans among your Fobes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fobes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fobes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fobes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fobes in 1942 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fobes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fobes 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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