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Tobias Family History

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

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80,914 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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9,177 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tobias Families

  • Number of Tobias families
     120 - 238
     41 - 119
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tobias families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tobias families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tobias Family Origin

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Tobias Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tobias

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Tobias Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tobias census records

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Tobias Civil War Service Records

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