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

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Housekeeper and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tobin. The most common Tobin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Tobin's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tobin family was Laundress.

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Tobin Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tobin

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