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Tobias Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish (Tobías), Hungarian (Tóbiás), and Jewish: from a Greek form of the Hebrew male personal name Tovyah ‘Jehovah is good’, which, together with various derivative forms, has been popular among Jews for generations.

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


Similar surnames: Tobia, Tobin, Tobiasz, Golias, Dobias, Tougas, Matias, Bias, Robins

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Tobias Family Origin

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Tobias Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Baker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tobias family was Baker. The most common Tobias occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Tobias's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tobias.

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Tobias Historical Records

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Tobias Life Expectancy

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