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Dobeck Family History

Dobeck Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Slavic personal name beginning with the Old Slavic element dob ‘courageous’, ‘noble’, as for example Dobeslav.

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


Similar surnames: Dobek, Bobeck, Lebeck, Robeck, Domek, Deck, Dobesh, Lobeck, Sobek

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Where is the Dobeck family from?

You can see how Dobeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dobeck family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dobeck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Dobeck families living in Wisconsin. This was about 78% of all the recorded Dobeck's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Dobeck families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dobeck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dobeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dobeck. 30% of Dobeck men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dobeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobeck 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Dobeck. 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 234 military records available for the last name Dobeck. For the veterans among your Dobeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dobeck lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dobeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dobeck in 1945 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

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