Obie Family History

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Obie Name Meaning

French: altered spelling of Aubé (see Aube) or of Auby, a southern variant of the personal name Aubin (Latin Albinus).

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

Similar surnames: Obee, Dobie, Obier, Doble, Olin, Jobe, Oien, Robie, Tobie, Noble

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Obie Family Origin

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Obie Family Occupations

What did your Obie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obie family was Coal Boat Pilot. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Obie. The most common Obie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Obie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Carriage Painter

  • Coal Boat Pilot


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

Obie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Obie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obie 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Obie. 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 316 military records available for the last name Obie. For the veterans among your Obie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Obie Life Expectancy

What is the average Obie lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Obie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Obie in 1965 was 68, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Obie 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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