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Dobish Family History

Dobish Name Meaning
Ukrainian: perhaps an occupational name from dovbysh ‘kettle drum player’.Americanized spelling of German Dobisch, from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names, notably Tobias, possibly others such as Dobeslav and Dobrobud, or perhaps in some cases an altered spelling of Czech Dobiš (see Dobis).

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

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854 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
292 Military Records
70 Immigration Records
890 Census and Voter Lists
657 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dobish Families

  • Number of Dobish families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dobish Family Origin

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Dobish Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dobish

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Dobish Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Dobish

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