Bobby Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia and Kent): probably from a pet form of the personal name Robert.

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


Similar surnames: Bibby, Babb, Robey, Hobbs, Nobbe, Cobb, Bagby, Robb, Hobby, Bobo

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Bobby Family Origin

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Bobby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    33%

In 1880, the most common Bobby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bobby's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bobby.

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Bobby Historical Records

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Bobby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Bobby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bobby in 1953 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobby

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