Tobey Family History

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Tobey Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Toby (see Tobias).

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

Similar surnames: Toby, Tober, Toney, Robey, Cobey, Tobe, Tovey, Tobin, Tomey, Tony

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Tobey Family Origin

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Tobey Family Occupations

What did your Tobey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tobey family was Manager Of Gas Works. Bricklayer Labourer, Carman and Engine Fitter Paper Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tobey. The most common Tobey occupation in the UK was Bricklayer Labourer. 14% of Tobey's were Bricklayer Labourers.

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  • Bricklayer Labourer

  • Carman

  • Engine Fitter Paper Mill

  • Manager Of Gas Works


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

Tobey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Tobey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tobey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tobey. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tobey. For the veterans among your Tobey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tobey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tobey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tobey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tobey in 1951 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tobey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tobey 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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