Dobbins Family History

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Dobbins Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robin’ (see Dobbin).

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


Similar surnames: Robbins, Hobbins, Dobkins, Cobbins, Dobbs, Dobbin, Robins, Dopkins

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Dobbins Family Origin

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Dobbins Family Occupations

What did your Dobbins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dobbins. 14% of Dobbins men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Dobbins women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobbins were Carpenter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Cook
    5%

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

Dobbins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Dobbins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobbins 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dobbins. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Dobbins. For the veterans among your Dobbins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobbins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobbins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dobbins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dobbins in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dobbins

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