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

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  • Pointsman Or Raily

    50%
  • Dectective

    25%
  • Out Door Worker (Field)

    25%

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

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Fobes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fobes

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