Sobey Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Sorey, Obey, Cobey, Soley, Sabey, Sober, Robey, Sebby, Dobey, Coby

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Sobey Family Origin

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Sobey Family Occupations

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  • Mason

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Sobey occupation in the UK was Mason. 7% of Sobey's were Masons. A less common occupation for the Sobey family was Carpenter. Mason, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sobey.

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Sobey Historical Records

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Sobey Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Sobey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sobey in 1949 was 46, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sobey

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