Tobin Family History

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Tobin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Tóibín, which is itself a reduced Gaelicized version of a Norman habitational name from Saint-Aubin in Brittany (so called from the dedication of its church to St. Albin). English: from a pet form of the personal name Tobias or Toby. Dutch: patronymic from Tobias.

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


Similar surnames: Robin, Totin, Tobia, Tolin, Gobin, Tobie, Turin, Sobin, Morin, Lubin

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Tobin Family Origin

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Tobin Family Occupations

What did your Tobin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tobin. 5% of Tobin men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Tobin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tobin were Dock Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Dock Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Tobin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 155,000 census records available for the last name Tobin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tobin 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Tobin. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Tobin. For the veterans among your Tobin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tobin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tobin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tobin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tobin in 1940 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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