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Dobbert Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic name Theudobert Old High German Thiotprecht composed of the elements theud (Old High German thiot) ‘people race’ + berht ‘bright shining’. East German (of Slavic origin): possibly a derivative of a personal name ultimately based on Old Slavic dobrъ ‘good’.

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

Similar surnames: Tabbert, Deibert, Dibbern, Gobert, Obert, Dobler, Dobert, Robert

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Where is the Dobbert family from?

You can see how Dobbert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dobbert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dobbert families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 21 Dobbert families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Dobbert's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Dobbert families in 1880.
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What did your Dobbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dobbert. 34% of Dobbert men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Dobbert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobbert were Salesman and Clerical. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Inspector
  • Clerical
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dobbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobbert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 396 immigration records available for the last name Dobbert. 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 Cards

There are 587 military records available for the last name Dobbert. For the veterans among your Dobbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dobbert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dobbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dobbert in 1963 was 63, and 37 in 2004.

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