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Hobart Name Meaning

English (especially East Anglia) and Dutch: variant of Hubert.

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


Similar surnames: Hobert, Robart, Hubbart, Bart, Hart, Hubert, Heart, Hoblit, Hoard

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Where is the Hobart family from?

You can see how Hobart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hobart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hobart families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 164 Hobart families living in London. This was about 44% of all the recorded Hobart's in the UK. London had the highest population of Hobart families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hobart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hobart ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Window Cleaner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hobart. 17% of Hobart men worked as a Window Cleaner and 73% of Hobart women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hobart were Translator and Housewife.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Window Cleaner
    17%
  • French Polisher
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    12%
  • Translator
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Housewife
    4%
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What Hobart family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Hobart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hobart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hobart. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Hobart. For the veterans among your Hobart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hobart lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hobart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hobart in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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