Bobe Name Meaning

Catalan (Bobé): respelling of Bover, occupational name for a herdsman, from Catalan bover ‘oxherd’, ‘cowherd’ (Late Latin bovarius). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name bobe, babe, from a Slavic word meaning ‘old woman’ or ‘grandmother’. This was bestowed on girls in the hope that they would live a long life and grow old.

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

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Bobe Family Origin

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Bobe Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Agt. For Farm

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Bobe occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Bobe's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Agt. For Farm and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bobe. A less common occupation for the Bobe family was Farmer.

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Bobe Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Bobe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bobe in 1963 was 64, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bobe

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