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Dobbins Family History

Dobbins Name Meaning
English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robin’ (see Dobbin).

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

421,723 Historical Documents with Dobbins on Ancestry.com
97,357 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,785 Military Records
4,003 Immigration Records
62,169 Census and Voter Lists
243,409 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dobbins Families

  • Number of Dobbins families
     76 - 150
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dobbins families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dobbins families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dobbins Family Origin

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Dobbins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dobbins

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Dobbins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dobbins Civil War Service Records

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