Dabb Family History

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Dabb Name Meaning

Southern English: variant of Dobb, a pet form of Robert.

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

Similar surnames: Babb, Daby, Dabbs, Sabb, Nabb, Rabb, Mabb, Raba, Baab, Dobbs

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Dabb Family Origin

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Dabb Family Occupations

What did your Dabb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dabb. 19% of Dabb men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Dabb women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dabb were Attendant and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dabb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dabb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dabb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 771 immigration records available for the last name Dabb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 414 military records available for the last name Dabb. For the veterans among your Dabb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dabb Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dabb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dabb in 1963 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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