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Where is the Dobbs family from?
You can see how Dobbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dobbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dobbs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 34 Dobbs families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Dobbs's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Dobbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dobbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dobbs. 21% of Dobbs men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Dobbs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobbs were Truck Driver and Maid.